As nouns the difference between taxonomy and ichneumon
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while ichneumon
is the (egyptian mongoose
), , found in africa and southern europe.
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
The (Egyptian mongoose), , found in Africa and southern Europe.
*:when the Ichneumon is to grapple with the Crocodile, he walloweth his body in the mire, then lets the same drie and harden upon him.
The ichneumon wasp.
*1969 , Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor , Penguin 2011, p. 43:
*:Ada's unique Lorelei Underwing had died, paralyzed by some ichneumon that had not been deceived by those clever prominences and fungoid smudges.