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No"men*cla`ture (?), n. [L. nomenclatura: cf. F. nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]

1.

A name.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

2.

A vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary.

[R.]

3.

The technical names used in any particular branch of science or art, or by any school or individual; as, the nomenclature of botany or of chemistry; the nomenclature of Lavoisier and his associates.

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