scientific name

scientific name (plural scientific names)

  1. A formal name according to an internationally accepted standard, especially the formal name of a taxon:
    Fagaceae is the scientific name for the oak family.
    Panthera leo is the scientific name for the lion.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations
  • French: nom scientifique, nom savant
  • Italian: nome scientifico
  • Portuguese: nome científico
  • Spanish: nombre científico

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