macrotaxonomy

noun
mac·​ro·​taxonomy | \ ¦ma(ˌ)krō+ \

Definition of macrotaxonomy

: taxonomy of larger biological units (as family, order, class)

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macr- + taxonomy

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“Macrotaxonomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macrotaxonomy. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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