Taxonomy vs Angelical - What's the difference?

taxonomy | angelical |


As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As an adjective angelical is

belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel.

taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  • A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
  • (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    angelical

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel.
  • * , Romeo and Juliet , act 3, sc. 1,
  • O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!
    Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?
    Beautiful tyrant! fiend angelical !
  • * 1869 , , The Uncommercial Traveller , ch. 20,
  • She was all angelical gentleness.
  • * 2005 , Joan Dupont, " The Cannes Festival: The faces of Tommy Lee Jones," International Herald Tribune , 21 May (retrieved 2 Nov. 2008),
  • *:"You wouldn't be speaking badly if you said that there was something angelical about the character of Pete Perkins, but one of those angels with a sword," Jones said.
  • Derived terms

    * angelicalness

    References

    *" angelical" at OneLook Dictionary Search . * Oxford English Dictionary , second edition (1989)

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