Definitions of linnaean

  1. Alt. of Linnean Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Pert. to Linnaeus, the great Swedish naturalist, or to his system. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. Or designating the system of classification established by Linnaeus. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for linnaean

  1. What, then, will a new survey of mankind from the Linnaean point of view teach us? – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. They were both so struck with the complete agreement of the conclusions of Mr. Darwin and Mr. Wallace that they thought it would be unfair to publish one without the other, so this paper and a chapter from Darwin's unpublished manuscript of the " Origin of Species" were read before the Linnaean Society on the same evening and published in their Proceedings for 1858, and thus appeared in the same year, 1859, as Marx's Critique of Political Economy. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte