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English noun: taxonomy

1. taxonomy (group) a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc


Broader (hypernym)hierarchy

2. taxonomy (cognition) (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification


Broader (hypernym)systematics


Narrower (hyponym)cladistic analysis, cladistics


Domain categorybiological science, biology

3. taxonomy (act) practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships


Broader (hypernym)assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization









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