noun, Chiefly Scot.
a waterfall or torrent of rushing water in a river or stream.
a pool of water, especially at the foot of a waterfall.
a steep ravine or precipice.
noun (mainly Scot)
a waterfall or a pool at the foot of it
a ravine or precipice
[li-nee-uh n] /lɪˈni ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , 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. /lɪˈniːən; -ˈneɪ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Linnaeus 2. relating […]
- Linnean classification
A way of organizing living things. In biology, plants and animals have traditionally been classified by the structure of their bodies, in a descending hierarchy of categories: kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. For example, human beings are classified as belonging to the animal kingdom, the phylum of chordates, the class of mammals, […]
[lin-it] /ˈlɪn ɪt/ noun 1. a small Old World finch, Carduelis cannabina. 2. any of various related birds, as the house finch. /ˈlɪnɪt/ noun 1. a brownish Old World finch, Acanthis cannabina: the male has a red breast and forehead 2. Also called house finch. a similar and related North American bird, Carpodacus mexicanus n. […]
noun 1. a small hole joining a glassmaking furnace to the arch.