Taxonomy vs Seedy - What's the difference?

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As a noun taxonomy

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

As an adjective seedy is

disreputable, run-down, sleazy.

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

    seedy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • disreputable, run-down, sleazy.
  • The healing power of alcohol only works on scrapes and nicks; and not on girls in seedy bars who drown themselves in it. (from "Choice Hops and Bottled Self Esteem" by Bayside)
  • full of seeds.
  • pomegranates are as seedy as any fruit you are likely to see.
  • untidy; unkempt
  • His seedy , dirt-smudged visage caused her to look at him askance.
  • infirm; gone to seed.
  • With her aching back and pronounced limp, she was feeling particularly seedy today.
  • suffering the effects of a hangover
  • After last night's party we were all feeling pretty seedy .
  • (colloquial) Having a peculiar flavour supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; said of certain kinds of French brandy.
  • Derived terms

    * seedy toe

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