Latinized vs Linnaeus - What's the difference?
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(nonstandard) Incorrect capitalisation of Latinize. (latinize)
* Latinise (non-Oxford British spelling)
To translate something into the Latin language; or make a word similar in appearance to a Latin word.
To transliterate something into the characters of the Latin script; to Romanize
- Guglielmus is the Latinized form of William.
To make like the Roman Catholic Church or diffuse its ideas in.
- The Cyrillic letter ? can be Latinized as L.
- to Latinize the Church of England
(en proper noun
Carl (or the latinized Carolus) Linnaeus, also known as Carl von Linné, Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of nomenclature. He is known as the "father of modern taxonomy."
In France, Germany and Spain (and possibly other countries) he would be known as Linné including in scholarly works and library references.