Complete Definition of "genus"

English

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Etymology
From L. #Latin|genus < AGr. Î³Î­Î½Î¿Ï (genos)

Pronunciation
UK: AHD|jÄn'És, IPA|/ËdÊiËnÉs/, SAMPA|/"dZi:[email protected]/

Noun
en-noun|gen|era

  1. 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 genus Magnolia.

  1. A group with common attributes
  2. topology A number measuring some aspect of the complexity of any of various manifolds or graphs

Translations
trans-top|rank in a taxonomic classification between family and species
Czech: rod m
Catalan: gènere m
Danish: slægt c
Dutch: geslacht n
Estonian: perekond
Finnish: suku
French: genre m
Hungarian: nemzetség
Italian: genere m
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Japanese: å± (zoku)
Portuguese: gênero m
Swedish: släkte
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trans-top|taxon at this rank
Catalan: gènere
Danish: slægt c
Dutch: geslacht n
Finnish: suku
French: genre m
German: Gattung f
Hungarian: nemzetség
Italian: genere m
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Portuguese: gênero m
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trans-top|group with common attributes
Dutch: soort f
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ttbc|Bulgarian: Ñод m
ttbc|Interlingua: genere
ttbc|Lithuanian: gentis f
ttbc|Polish: rodzaj m
ttbc|Spanish: género m

Related terms
general
generic

See also
generic name
class
division
kingdom
order
phylum
species

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Dutch

Etymology
L. genus < AGr. Î³Î­Î½Î¿Ï (genos)

Noun
nl-noun|g=n|genera|-

  1. botany a rank in a taxonomic classification, in between family and species.
  2. botany a taxon at this rank
  3. linguistics gender

Synonyms
geslacht (2)


Latin

Etymology
Romanized form of AGr.|la Î³Î­Î½Î¿Ï (genos)

Noun
genus n (genitive: generis; plural: genera)

  1. birth, tribe, people, clan
  2. set, group (with common attributes)

Related terms
genocide
generalis
generare
generate

Category:Latin nouns

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