Taxonomy vs Owndom - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between taxonomy and owndom
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while owndom
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
*1980 , John Morris Dorsey, University professor John M. Dorsey :
*1895 , Stephen Pearl Andrews, The science of society :
- There must be a tormenting feeling of self-insufficiency in me until I can realize that my self-possession subsumes my all. I must endure my goading ambition until I can acknowledge ownership of all of my owndom .
*1876 , The Musical World:
- Hence we maintain that man cannot be a man without property. He cannot be his own without an outward owndom .
Personal belongings; possessions.
A characteristic; quality; attribute; trait.
*1894 , Sturla Þórðarson, Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Sir George Webbe Dasent, Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the Settlements and Descents of the Northmen on the British Isles :
- The past is our own, the present is the owndom of the future.
Control of one's self; self-mastery.
- The king answers, and began first to say how Harold fair-hair had owned all the allodial land the Orkneys, "but the earls have held it since in fief, but never as their owndom [...]"