Taxonomy vs Herbage - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between taxonomy and herbage
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while herbage
is herbs collectively.
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.
* alpha taxonomy
* folk taxonomy
* scientific taxonomy
Herbaceous plant growth, especially grass.
*1841 , (Edgar Allan Poe), ‘A Descent into the Maelström’:
*:I threw myself upon my face, and clung to the scant herbage in an excess of nervous agitation.
* 1891 , Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country , Nebraska 2005, p. 97:
The fleshy, often edible, parts of plants.
(legal) The natural pasture of a land, considered as distinct from the land itself; hence, right of pasture (on another man's land).
- The dank breath of herbage , sodden with rain, came to her; the mists were barely visible, hovering above the dark ravines.