HyperDic: species

English > 2 senses of the word species:
NOUNgroupspecies(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
cognitionspeciesa specific kind of something
species > pronunciation
Soundsspiy'shiyz
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > species: 2 senses > noun 1, group
Meaning(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Member ofgenus(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
Membersbreed, strain, stockA special variety of domesticated animals within a species
form, variant, strain, var.(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
Partsvariety(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics / characteristics
Narrowerbacteria speciesA species of bacteria
endangered speciesA species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction
fish speciesA species of fish
type species(biology) the species that best exemplifies the essential characteristics / characteristics of the genus to which it belongs
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishespecie, especies
Catalanespècie
Adjectivesconspecificbelonging to the same species
specificrelating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species
English > species: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA specific kind of something.
Examples
  • "a species of molecule"
  • "a species of villainy"
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
Spanishespecie, tipo, variedad
Catalanespècie, varietat

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