HyperDic: genus

English > 2 senses of the word genus:
NOUNcognitiongenusa general kind of something
groupgenus(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
genus > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > genus: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA general kind of something.
Example"ignore the genus communism"
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
Adjectivesgenericapplicable to an entire class or group
English > genus: 2 senses > noun 2, group
Meaning(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Member offamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
Membersspecies(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
subgenus(biology) taxonomic group between a genus and a species
Narroweramphibian genusAny genus of amphibians
arthropod genusA genus of arthropods
bacteria genusA genus of bacteria
bird genusA genus of birds
chordate genusAny genus in the phylum Chordata
coelenterate genusA genus of coelenterates
ctenophore genusA genus of ctenophores
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
echinoderm genusA genus of echinoderms
fern genusgenera of ferns and fern allies
fish genusAny of various genus of fish
form genusAn artificial taxonomic category established on the basis of morphological resemblance for organisms of obscure true / true relationships especially fossil forms
form genus(biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
fungus genusIncludes lichen genera
gymnosperm genusA genus of gymnosperms
mammal genusA genus of mammals
mollusk genusA genus of mollusks
monocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
moss genusA genus of mosses
plant genusA genus of plants
protoctist genusAny genus of Protoctista
reptile genusA genus of reptiles
sponge genusA genus of Porifera
type genus(biology) genus from which the name of a family or subfamily is formed
worm genusA genus of worms
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Catalangènere, genus
Adjectivesgenericrelating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus

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