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taxonomy

noun [C or U] uk   /tækˈsɒn.ə.mi/ us    /-ˈsɑː.nə-/ specialized
a system for naming and organizing things, especially plants and animals, into groups that share similar qualitiesLists and cataloguesSchedules and agendasClassifying and creating order
taxonomic
adjective uk   /ˌtæk.səˈnɒm.ɪk/ us    /-ˈnɑː.mɪk/
a taxonomic group/systemLists and cataloguesSchedules and agendasClassifying and creating order
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