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specific epithet

noun

Definition of specific epithet

  1. :  the Latin or latinized noun or adjective that follows the genus name in a taxonomic binomial



1906

First Known Use of specific epithet

1906


Medical Dictionary

specific epithet

noun

Medical Definition of specific epithet

  1. :  the Latin or latinized noun or adjective that follows the genus name in a taxonomic binomial




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