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Definition of "taxa" [taxa]

  • Plural of taxon. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "taxa" in a sentence
  • "In Linnean classification the entire taxa is a nested hierarchy."
  • "The adjacent map, showing the distribution of the different babirusa taxa, is from Meijaard & Groves (2002b)."
  • "So the presence of beaks in unfeathered taxa is not a problem."