Taxonomy vs Owndom - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and owndom

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while owndom is property.

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

    owndom

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Property.
  • *1980 , John Morris Dorsey, University professor John M. Dorsey :
  • 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 .
  • *1895 , Stephen Pearl Andrews, The science of society :
  • Hence we maintain that man cannot be a man without property. He cannot be his own without an outward owndom .
  • *1876 , The Musical World:
  • The past is our own, the present is the owndom of the future.
  • Personal belongings; possessions.
  • A characteristic; quality; attribute; trait.
  • Ownership; possession.
  • *1894 , Sturla Þórðarson, Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Sir George Webbe Dasent, Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the Settlements and Descents of the Northmen on the British Isles :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 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 [...]"
  • Control of one's self; self-mastery.