Kingdom vs Regnum - What's the difference?

kingdom | regnum |


In context|biology|taxonomy|lang=en terms the difference between kingdom and regnum

is that kingdom is (biology|taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, below domain and above phylum; a taxon at that rank (eg the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom) while regnum is (biology|taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, also known as kingdom.

As nouns the difference between kingdom and regnum

is that kingdom is a nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen while regnum is (biology|taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, also known as kingdom.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

kingdom

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen.
  • (biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below domain and above phylum; a taxon at that rank (e.g. the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom)
  • Derived terms

    * animal kingdom * Kingdom of Heaven * kingdom come * Kingdom County * plant kingdom * vegetable kingdom

    See also

    * monarchy

    regnum

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, also known as kingdom
  • Synonyms

    * kingdom ----