Definitions for "Binomial nomenclature"
Keywords:  linnaeus, sapiens, homo, genus, carolus
In Latin, literally a “two-name name,” a two-word phrase that is the scientific way of naming living things, with the first term the genus and the second the species.
established by Carolus Linnaeus. the practice of using genus and species names to refer to an organism.
In Linnaean classification, method that names a species through combined use of a genus and trivial name, e.g., Stegosaurus stenops.