Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Nomenclature (Page: 979)

No"men*cla`ture (?), n. [L. nomenclatura: cf. F. nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]

1. A name. [Obs.] Bacon.

2. A vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary. [R.]

3. The technical names used in any particular branch of science or art, or by any school or individual; as, the nomenclature of botany or of chemistry; the nomenclature of Lavoisier and his associates.