Taxonomy vs Satyr - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and satyr

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while satyr is a being who is half-man and half-goat, often symbolised with pan, the greek god of nature christianity however, tends to symbolise them with satan.

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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

    satyr

    English

    Alternative forms

    * satyre (rare or archaic) * satyrus (rare)

    Noun

    (wikipedia satyr) (en noun)
  • (Greek mythology) A male companion of Pan or Dionysus with the tail of a horse and a perpetual erection.
  • * Milton
  • Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel, / From the glad sound would not be absent long.
  • (Roman mythology) A faun.
  • A lecherous man.
  • Any of various butterflies of the family Satyridae , having brown wings marked with eyelike spots; a meadow brown.
  • (obsolete) The orangutan.
  • (Webster 1913)

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