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 for nomenclature
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nomenclature \No"men*cla`ture\, n. [L. nomenclatura: cf. F.
     nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]
     1. A name. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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     2. A vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary. [R.]
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     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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a system of words used to name things in a particular
           discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature";
           "the language of sociology" [syn: terminology,
           nomenclature, language]

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