• (British) IPA: /nəʊˈmɛn.klətʃə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃəɹ/


  1. A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page ix:
      It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
  2. A set of names or terms.
  3. (obsolete) A name.
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