Etymology: After w:Carolus Linnaeus, Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778), Swedish naturalist who helped to standardize biological nomenclature.
- Of, or relating to w:Carolus Linnaeus, Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish naturalist, either personally (i.e. "a Linnaean name") or in a wider sense, of the era influenced by him
- Of, or relating to the binomial nomenclature originated by him
- (recent) Relating to the nomenclature Codes that have their starting point in a work by Linnaeus or are derived from such a Code. This includes the idea of a ranked taxonomy, which of course was not initiated by Linnaeus.
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