Associations to the word «Taxonomy»

Wiktionary

TAXONOMY, noun. The science or the technique used to make a classification.
TAXONOMY, noun. A classification; especially, a classification in a hierarchical system.
TAXONOMY, noun. (taxonomy) (uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.

Dictionary definition

TAXONOMY, noun. A classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc.
TAXONOMY, noun. (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification.
TAXONOMY, noun. Practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras