Definition of nomen conservandum
nomina conservandaplay \ˈnä-mə-nə-ˌkän(t)-sər-ˈvan-də, ˈnō-\
: a biological taxonomic name that is preserved by special sanction in exception to the usual rules
Origin and Etymology of nomen conservandum
New Latin, name to be kept
First Known Use: 1916
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