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- 1. taxonomy, hierarchy
- usage: a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc
- 2. taxonomy, systematics
- usage: (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification
- 3. taxonomy, categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment
- usage: practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
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