no·men·cla·ture (nōmən-klā′chər, nō-mĕnklə-)
1. A system of names used in an art or science: the nomenclature of mineralogy.
2. The system or procedure of assigning names to groups of organisms as part of a taxonomic classification: the rules of nomenclature in botany.
[Latin nōmenclātūra, from nōmenclātor, nomenclator; see NOMENCLATOR.]
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