(countable) The descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; lineage or pedigree.
(countable) A record or table of such descent; a family tree.
(uncountable) The study, and formal recording of such descents.
(plural of, genus)
A product sold under a generic name
A wine that is a blend of several wines, or made from a blend of several grape varieties
Very comprehensive; pertaining or appropriate to large classes or groups as opposed to specific
"...the essence is that such self-describing poets describe what is in them, but not peculiar to them,---what is , not what is special and individual." — Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)
(biology) Of, or relating to a genus (italbrac, not comparable)
Not having a brand name
Of a drug identified by its chemical name
(grammar) Specifying neither masculine nor feminine e.g. salesperson
(biology),(genetics) The branch of biology that deals with the transmission and variation of inherited characteristics
(biology),(genetics) The genetic makeup of a specific individual or species
Bent abruptly, with the structure of a knee.
Having kneelike joints; able to bend at an abrupt angle.
noun (gen, era)
(context, biology, taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank
All magnolias belong to the Magnolia.
A group with common attributes
(topology) A number measuring some aspect of the complexity of any of various manifolds or graphs
A living creature's ability to move by orienting itself by gravitational forces.
the study of the elderly, and of the aging process itself.
the branch of science that deals with the problem, problems of aged people. It is to be distinguished from geriatrics, which is the study of the diseases of the elderly. Gerontology covers the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.