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Linnaea borealis
Linnaea borealis Lin*n[ae]"a bo`re*a"lis (l[i^]n*n[=e]"[.a] b[=o]`r[-e]*[=a]"l[i^]s). [NL. Linnaeus Linn[ae]an + L. borealis northern.] (Bot.) The twin flower which grows in cold northern climates.
Linnaea borealis
Twin Twin, a. [OE. twin double, AS. getwinne two and two, pl., twins; akin to D. tweeling a twin, G. zwilling, OHG. zwiniling, Icel. tvennr, tvinnr, two and two, twin, and to AS. twi- two. See Twice, Two.] 1. Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or sister. 2. Being one of a pair much resembling one another; standing the relation of a twin to something else; -- often followed by to or with. --Shak. 3. (Bot.) Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding parts. 4. (Crystallog.) Composed of parts united according to some definite law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4. Twin boat, or Twin ship (Naut.), a vessel whose deck and upper works rest on two parallel hulls. Twin crystal. See Twin, n., 4. Twin flower (Bot.), a delicate evergreen plant (Linn[ae]a borealis) of northern climates, which has pretty, fragrant, pendulous flowers borne in pairs on a slender stalk. Twin-screw steamer, a steam vessel propelled by two screws, one on either side of the plane of the keel.
Linnaean
Linnaean Lin*n[ae]"an, Linnean Lin*ne"an (l[i^]n*n[=e]"an), a. Of or pertaining to Linn[ae]us, the celebrated Swedish botanist. Linn[ae]an system (Bot.), the system in which the classes are founded mainly upon the number of stamens, and the orders upon the pistils; the artificial or sexual system.
Linnaean system
Linnaean Lin*n[ae]"an, Linnean Lin*ne"an (l[i^]n*n[=e]"an), a. Of or pertaining to Linn[ae]us, the celebrated Swedish botanist. Linn[ae]an system (Bot.), the system in which the classes are founded mainly upon the number of stamens, and the orders upon the pistils; the artificial or sexual system.

Meaning of Linnaea from wikipedia

- Linnaea is a plant genus in the family Caprifoliaceae (the honeysuckle family). Until 2013, the genus included a single species, Linnaea borealis. In 2013...
- Linnaea borealis is a species of flowering plant in the family Caprifoliaceae (the honeysuckle family). Until 2013, it was the only species in the genus...
- Not to be confused with the beautyberry bush, Callicarpa. Linnaea amabilis, also known under the synonym Kolkwitzia amabilis /kɒlˈkwɪtsiə əˈmæbɪlɪs/ and...
- Christenhusz proposed the merger of Abelia (excluding section Zabelia) into Linnaea, along with some other genera. Abelia section Zabelia was raised to the...
- female. Secondarily, people have named their children after the twinflower Linnaea; which was itself named to honor Linnaeus. Linnaeus' family name in turn...
- Linnaea × grandiflora, synonym Abelia × grandiflora, is a hybrid Linnaea, raised by hybridising L. chinensis with L. uniflora. It is a deciduous or semievergreen...
- Linnaea chinensis, synonyms Abelia chinensis and Abelia rupestris, is a species of flowering plant in the honeysuckle family Caprifoliaceae. It was described...
- Linnaea dipelta, synonym Dipelta floribunda, is a species of deciduous shrub in the family Caprifoliaceae. It is native to China. "Linnaea dipelta Christenh"...
- Linnaea borealis...
- Linnaea yunnanensis, synonym Dipelta yunnanensis, is a species of deciduous shrub belonging to the family Caprifoliaceae. They are native to Yunnan, China...
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