Taxonomy vs Molucca - What's the difference?

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As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As a proper noun molucca is

(in the plural) the molucca islands, a group of islands in southeast asia which are now part of indonesia.

taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    molucca

    English

    Proper noun

    (s)
  • (in the plural) The Molucca Islands, a group of islands in southeast Asia which are now part of Indonesia.
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , volume 10:
  • And now on earth it selfe enlarged has / From th'utmost brinke of the Armericke shore / Unto the margent of the Molucas ?

    Derived terms

    * Molucca bean * Molucca berry * Molucca crab * Molucca palm