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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Linnaean \Lin*n[ae]"an\, Linnean \Lin*ne"an\ (l[i^]n*n[=e]"an), prop. a. Of or pertaining to Linn[ae]us, the celebrated Swedish botanist. [1913 Webster] Linnaean system, Linnean system (Bot.), the system in which the classes of plants are founded mainly upon the number of stamens, and the orders upon the pistils; the artificial or sexual system. [1913 Webster]