Linnaean species

noun

Definition of Linnaean species

: a taxonomic species distinguished on morphological grounds specifically : one of the large species delimited on broad morphological grounds by Linnaeus or another of the early naturalists — compare macrospecies

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“Linnaean species.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Linnaean%20species. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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