typonym

noun ty·po·nym \ ˈtīpəˌnim sometimes ˈtip- \

Definition of typonym

plural -s
1 :a taxonomic name based on an indication of a type specimen or type species rather than on a description or diagnosis
2 :a rejected isogenotypic name

typonymal

\(ˈ)tī¦pänəməl sometimes tə̇ˈp-\ or typonymic \¦tīpə¦nimik sometimes ¦tip-\ or typonymous \(ˈ)tī¦pänəməs sometimes tə̇p-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of typonym

typ- + -onym


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