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Meaning of TAXON

Pronunciation:  'taksun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  animal or plant group having natural relations

TAXON is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: taxonomic group
 See Also: Adapid, Adapid group, Amentiferae, biological group, Centrospermae, class, family, form, genus, group Amentiferae, group Centrospermae, group Pteridospermae, group Pteridospermaphyta, kingdom, monotype, Omomyid, Omomyid group, order, Phycomycetes, Phycomycetes group, phylum, Pteridospermae, Pteridospermaphyta, race, species, strain, subclass, subfamily, subgenus, subkingdom, suborder, subphylum, subspecies, superclass, superfamily, superorder, superphylum, tribe, type, var., variant



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A group or category, at any level, in a system for classifying plants or animals.
 Definition: a group of organisms at any level of the taxonomic hierarchy. The major taxa are the species and genus and the higher taxa, including the family, order, class, phylum, and kingdom.