Taxonomy vs Beforetime - What's the difference?

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As a noun taxonomy

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

As an adverb beforetime is

(archaic) formerly, previously.

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

    beforetime

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (archaic) Formerly, previously.
  • * 1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , Acts VIII:
  • There was a certayne man called Simon, which beforetyme in the same cite, used witchecrafte and bewithched the people, sayinge that he was a man that coulde do greate thinges.
  • * 1866 , (Algernon Swinburne), A Ballad of Burdens , lines 33-36
  • Thou shalt see
    Gold tarnished, and the grey above the green
    And as the thing thou seest thy face shall be
    And no more as the thing beforetime seen.

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