As nouns the difference between taxonomy and whirlicote
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while whirlicote
is (obsolete) an open car or chariot.
Whirlicote is a hyponym of carriage.
As nouns the difference between whirlicote and carriage
is that whirlicote
is (obsolete) an open car or chariot while carriage
is the act of conveying; carrying.
As a adjective carriage is
related to a wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.