Pronunciation: (li-nē'un), [key]
1. of or pertaining to Linnaeus, who established the binomial system of scientific nomenclature.
2. noting or pertaining to a system of botanical classification introduced by him, based mainly on the number or characteristics of the stamens and pistils. Also,Lin•ne'an.
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