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Linnaeus, Carolus Syllabification: Lin·nae·us, Carolus
Pronunciation: /liˈnēəs/

Definition of Linnaeus, Carolus in English:

( 1707–78), Swedish botanist; founder of modern systematic botany and zoology; Latinized name of Carl von Linné. He devised an authoritative classification system for flowering plants involving binomial Latin names (later superseded by that of Antoine Jussieu) and also a classification method for animals.

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