\d͡ʒʌsˈɪjuːən], \dʒʌsˈɪjuːən], \dʒ_ʌ_s_ˈɪ_j_uː_ə_n]\
Definitions of JUSSIEUAN
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In bot. applied to the natural system of classifying plants originally promulgated by Jussieu, a French botanist, which superseded the artificial system of Linnaeus. The system has been improved by De Candolle, Lindley, the Hookers, and others, though the broad principles are the same as originally sketched out by its founder.
By Daniel Lyons
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