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All modern biologists use a form of Neo-Latin for a very particular purpose: bestowing unique scientific names on living things, from microorganisms to Homo sapiens. However, taxonomic bo…

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Reeds, Karen and Charmantier, Isabelle, “Botany”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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