Definition of binominal in English:
Another term for binomial (sense 2 of the adjective).
- During the summer of 1979 I continued my long-term investigation of the identity of the species of Conus proposed during the early decades of Linnaean binominal nomenclature, especially the first decade of the nineteenth century.
- Gorse and furze are synonymous, but neither means the same as their Linnean binominal ulex europaeus.
- Founded in 1788, it takes its name from the great Swedish naturalist, Carl Linnaeus, who promoted the binominal system that is used today for naming all plants and animals.
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