specific name

noun

Definition of specific name

: the binomial name of a taxonomic species consisting of the name of its genus followed by a specific epithet

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“Specific name.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/specific%20name. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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