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[kar-uh-luh s] /ˈkær ə ləs/ (Show IPA), (Carl von Linné) 1707–78, Swedish botanist.
Contemporary Examples

Aristotle did make progress beyond earlier philosophers, just as Darwin advanced beyond Linnaeus and Cuvier.
Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel Nick Romeo October 17, 2014

Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere school-boys to old Aristotle.
Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel Nick Romeo October 17, 2014

Historical Examples

Kalm was a student of Linnaeus and the great botanist perpetuated his memory by naming our beautiful mountain laurel, Kalmia.
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick

We must remember, of course, that Linnaeus died as long ago as 1778.
Birds and Nature Vol. 9 No. 5 [May 1901] Various

The leaf, however, corresponded with the description given of the true cinnamon by Linnaeus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various

Linnaeus was the greatest systematist in the history of botany.
The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick

Pycnoscelus surinamensis Linnaeus (Orthoptera); on its nymphs and the damage it does to rose bushes.
The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth

Marvell died in 1678; Linnaeus died just a hundred years later.
Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson

The descriptive language of botany, as employed by Linnaeus, still stands as a model for all other subjects.
A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) Henry Smith Williams

There are seventeen species, which form the genus Otis of Linnaeus.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 576 Various

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.
(lĭ-nē’əs, lĭ-nā’əs)
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.


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