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nomenclature

no·men·cla·ture

nomenclature

 
 
pronunciation:
no mn kleI chr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a specialized system or set of names and terms used in a particular science, art, or other field of study or training.
It takes a good deal of study to become familiar with the nomenclature of geology.
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derivation: nomenclatural (adj.)
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