Linnaeus [li-nee-uh s] Examples noun

  1. Car·o·lus [kar-uh-luh s] /ˈkær ə ləs/, Carl von Linné, 1707–78, Swedish botanist.

Examples from the Web for linnaeus Contemporary Examples of linnaeus

  • Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere school-boys to old Aristotle.

    Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel

    Nick Romeo

    October 18, 2014

  • Aristotle did make progress beyond earlier philosophers, just as Darwin advanced beyond Linnaeus and Cuvier.

    Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel

    Nick Romeo

    October 18, 2014

  • Historical Examples of linnaeus

  • I cared not where Jussieu might have arranged or Linnaeus classed it.

    Tales Of The Trains

    Charles James Lever

  • Page 115 (Index): “Linnæus” changed to “Linnaeus” to match text.

    The Apple-Tree

    L. H. Bailey

  • This may have been the reason why the name Punica was selected for the genus by Linnaeus.

    Birds and Nature Vol. 9 No. 2 [February 1901]


  • We must remember, of course, that Linnaeus died as long ago as 1778.

    Birds and Nature Vol. 9 No. 5 [May 1901]


  • Linnaeus was the greatest systematist in the history of botany.

    The Grapes of New York

    U. P. Hedrick

  • British Dictionary definitions for linnaeus Linnaeus noun

    1. Carolus (ˈkærələs), original name Carl von Linné. 1707–78, Swedish botanist, who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature that forms the basis of modern classification

    linnaeus in Medicine Linnaeus [lĭ-nē′əs, -nā′-]Carolus Known as “Karl Linné.” 1707-1778

    1. Swedish botanist and founder of the modern binomial classification system for plants and animals.

    linnaeus in Science Linnaeus [lĭ-nē′əs, lĭ-nā′əs]Carollus. Originally Carl von Linné. 1707-1778 See more at binomial nomenclature.

    1. Swedish naturalist who in 1735 introduced a method for classifying plants and animals using generic and specific designations. This laid the foundation for the modern system of binomial nomenclature.
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