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(English) According to the Code, an invalid scientific name of an organism proposed after the accepted name; each of two or more scientific names of the same rank used to denote the same taxon. (See also: Code, taxon, senior synonym)
(French) D'après le Code, un nom scientifique invalide d'un organisme proposé après le nom accepté ; l'un des deux ou plus de deux noms scientifiques de même rang employés pour dénoter le même taxon. (See also: Code, taxon, senior synonym)
(Portuguese) Do Código, um nome científico inválido dum organismo proposto depois do nome aceite, cada um de dois ou mais nomes científicos do mesma nível usado para designar o mesmo taxon. (See also: Code, taxon, senior synonym)

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