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linnaean


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Linnaean  \Lin*n[ae]"an\,  Linnean  \Lin*ne"an\  (l[i^]n*n[=e]"an), 
  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Linn[ae]us,  the  celebrated  Swedish 
  botanist. 
 
  {Linn[ae]an  system}  (Bot.),  the  system  in  which  the  classes 
  are  founded  mainly  upon  the  number  of  stamens,  and  the 
  orders  upon  the  pistils;  the  artificial  or  sexual  system. 




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