[kar-uh-luh s] /ˈkær ə ləs/ (Show IPA), (Carl von Linné) 1707–78, Swedish botanist.
“carolus linnaeus” he became when he was appointed professor of the university at Upsala, and through all time since.
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Carolus (ˈkærələs), original name Carl von Linné. 1707–78, Swedish botanist, who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature that forms the basis of modern classification
Linnaeus Lin·nae·us (lĭ-nē’əs, -nā’-), Carolus. Known as “Karl Linné.”. 1707-1778.
Swedish botanist and founder of the modern binomial classification system for plants and animals.
Swedish naturalist who in 1735 introduced a method for classifying plants and animals using generic and specific designations. This laid the foundation for the modern system of binomial nomenclature.
a female given name. Contemporary Examples Carolyn had her own customers, mostly art and craft mavens like Blanchette Rockefeller. The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo Felice Picano December 15, 2014 Carolyn Danckaert, an aunt in Washington, D.C., runs a site called A Mighty Girl advocating for gender-free marketing of toys. […]
Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball hits two balls in succession. any strike and rebound, as a ball striking a wall and glancing off. to make a carom. to strike and rebound. Historical Examples He learned to play French carom and pyramid pool,—every thing in fact. A Russian Proprietor Lyof N. Tolstoi […]
the ball struck by the cue ball in rebounding off the object ball. Compare object ball (def 1).
Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball hits two balls in succession. any strike and rebound, as a ball striking a wall and glancing off. to make a carom. to strike and rebound. Contemporary Examples The Infiniti suddenly backed up into the radio cars then caromed forward into a turn. In Months Before […]