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Definition of the noun genus

What does genus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: genera / genuses (less preferred form)

  1. a general kind of something
    • example: ignore the genus communism
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic words: form / kind / sort / variety = a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  2. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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"Genus" is a musical album of Benjamin Wynn & Joby Talbot.

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  1. Genus: In biology, a genus is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus.
    • also known as สกุล (ชีววิทยา), Gênero, Рід (біологія), Gen (biologie), 属
  2. Genus is a term used in the Ancient Greek theory of music to describe either certain classes of intonations of the two movable notes within a tetrachord, or patterns of rhythm. The tetrachordal concept is also found in the modal theory of Byzantine music and relates to the jins of Arabic music.
  3. Genus is a furry erotic comic book originally published by Antarctic Press and continued by Radio Comix under its "Sin Factory" imprint. Issues contain sexually explicit stories and pin-up illustrations by various artists, featuring anthropomorphic animals, and are labeled for sale to adults only. The series began in June 1993, with 94 issues published as of April 2012. Originally published in stapled format, recent issues are square bound with higher page counts. Diamond Comic Distributors' catalog describes it as "The longest-running erotic comic anthology".
  4. Genus: In Scholastic logic a Genus is one of the Predicables. Genus is that part of a definition which is also predicable of other things different from the definiendum. A triangle is a rectilineal figure; i.e. in fixing the genus of a thing, we subsume it under a higher universal, of which it is a species.
  5. The genus of the biological entity.
  6. Genus is a software developer.
  7. Genus: A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and generally consisting of a group of species exhibiting similar characteristics.

Phrases with Genus

  1. Genus Aa
  2. Genus As
  3. Genus Ca
  4. Genus Io
  5. Genus IX
  6. Genus Kr
  7. Genus Le
  8. Genus Lo
  9. Genus Oa
  10. Genus Pe
  11. Genus Ra
  12. Genus Ru
  13. Genus so
  14. Genus Ua
  15. Genus Zu
  16. Genus Act
  17. Genus Ada
  18. genus Aha
  19. genus aix
  20. Genus Ala

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Google previewPantologia (1819)

A New Cabinet Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged...

The first genus is the zig-zag line, and is used to denote light. See Chemical signs, Pl. 45. No. 1. The second...

The third genus is a crescent, which is the generic sign of simple condustibles. Sp. 1. With the horns inclined to the right, carbon, 5.

Google previewPantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N. Bosworth assisted by other gentlemen of eminence (1819)

by John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory

The first genus is the zig-zag line, and is used to denote light. See Chemical signs, PL 45. No. 1. The second...

Google previewPahlavi Texts (1880)

by Edward William West

the first genus is that which has the foot cloven in two, and is suitable for grazing; of which a camel...

The fourth genus is the flying, of which the griffon of three natures 3 is the largest, and the chaffinch 4 the least.

Google previewSacred Books of the East: Pahlavi texts, pt. 1 (1880)

the first genus is that which has the foot cloven in two, and is suitable for grazing; of which a camel...

The fourth genus is the flying, of which the griffon of three natures” is the largest, and the chaffinch * the least.

Google previewSacred Books of the East (1901)

by Friedrich Max Müller

the first genus is that which Izas the foot cloven in two, and 2's suitable for grazing; of which a camel...

The fourth genus is the flying , of which the grififg of three natures 3 is the largest, and the cha 4 the least. 12.

Google previewPoverty in Contemporary Literature (2014)

Themes and Figurations on the British Book Market by Barbara Korte, Georg Zipp

Genus is a crossover between popular and literary fiction in which Trigell portrays a future of blatant social inequality that is entangled with an inequality created by genetic engineering. The blurb of the cited paperback edition announces “a ...

Google previewInstitutes of Logic (1885)

by John Veitch

The Genus is a whole properly in Extension, and is, strictly speaking, ideal. The Genus contains the species extensively...

Google previewMurray's Compendium of logic, with a corrected Lat. text, tr. and comm. by J. Walker (1847)

by Richard Murray (of Trinity coll, Dublin.)

genus, species, difference, property, and accident.2 A Genus is a universal term, which contains under it two or more terms that are also universal. Thus, animal ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Genus X. Tourmaline. 1. Rhomboidal tourmaline. Genus XI. Garnet. 1 . Pyramidal garnet, or vesu vian . 2. Tetrabedral garnet, or helrine. 3. Dodecahedral garnet. 4. Prismatic garnet, or cinnamon-stone. 5. Prismatoidal garnet, or grenatite.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Genus X. Tourmaline. 1. Rhomboidal tourmaline. Genus XI. Garnet. 1. Pyramidal garnet, or vesuvian. 2. Tetrahedral garnet, or helvine. 3. Dodecahedral garnet. 4. Prismatic garnet, or cinnamon-stone. 5. Prismatoidal garnet, or grenatite.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

Genus 1. EPurotona. Diary sever. Species 1. E. mitis. Mild diary sever. 2. E. acuta . Acute diary sever. 3. E. sudatoria. Sweating sever. Genus 2. Anotus. Intermitting sever. Ague. Species 1. A. quotidianus_Quotidian ague. 2. A. tertianus. Tertian ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Genus CXXII. Obstipatio; the stools either suppressed, or slower than usual. The species are, 1. Obstipatio debilium in lax, weak, and for the most part dyspeptic persons. 2. O. rigidorum, in people whose fibres are rigid, and frequently of an ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Genus CXXII. Obstipatio; the stools either suppressed, or slower than usual. The species are, 1. Obstipatio debilium in lax, weak, and for the most part dyspeptic persons, a. O. rigi- iiarum, iii people whose fibres are rigid, and frequently of an ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Genus Hipposideros Commerson's Leaf-nosed Bat, H. commersoni Angolan Leaf-nosed Bat, H. c. gigas South African Lesser Leaf- nosed Bat, ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia (1829)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis

Genus X. Tourmaline. 1. Rhomboidal tourmaline. Genus XI. Garnet. 1. Pyramidal garnet, or vesuvian. 2. Tetrahedral garnet, or helvine. 3. Dodecahedral garnet. 4. Prismatic garnet, or cinnamon-stone. 5. Prismatoidal garnet, or grenatite.

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Small photo of mullein / genus VerbascumSmall photo of Euglena is a genus of single-celled flagellate Eukaryotes under microscopic view.Small photo of Curcuma is a genus of about 100 accepted species in the family Zingiberaceae that contains such species as turmeric and Siam Tulip.Small photo of Gloriosa (genus) flowerSmall photo of The green-winged macaw, also known as the red-and-green , is a large, mostly-red bird of the Ara genus. This is the largest of the genus, widespread in the forests and woodlands of South America.Small photo of The green-winged macaw, also known as the red-and-green , is a large, mostly-red bird of the Ara genus. This is the largest of the genus, widespread in the forests and woodlands of South America.Small photo of The green-winged macaw, also known as the red-and-green , is a large, mostly-red bird of the Ara genus. This is the largest of the genus, widespread in the forests and woodlands of South America. More...

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Genus Meaning

Video shows what genus means. a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank. A group with common attributes.

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Quotes about Genus

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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