As nouns the difference between taxonomy and walkabout
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while walkabout
is (australian aboriginal) a nomadic excursion into the bush, especially one taken by young teenage boys in certain ancient-custom honoring tribes.
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
(Australian aboriginal) A nomadic excursion into the bush, especially one taken by young teenage boys in certain ancient-custom honoring tribes
A walking trip
(British) A public stroll by some celebrity to meet a group of people informally
An absence, usually from a regular place with a possibility of a return.
(Australian)Colloquially used to denote any missing or stolen object ie. "The paper shredder seems to have gone walkabout."
* Dutch: ,
Australian Aboriginal English