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trivial name triv·i·al name (trĭv'ē-əl)
A common, historic, or convenient name for a substance, derived often from the source in which the substance was discovered, but unsystematic and not used in modern official nomenclature, as aspirin for salicylic acid.
A common or vernacular name as distinguished from a specific name, as human for Homo sapiens.
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