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Definition of Analogues
Analogue An"a*logue (?; 115), n. [F. ?, fr. Gr. ?.]
1. That which is analogous to, or corresponds with, some
The vexatious tyranny of the individual despot meets
its analogue in the insolent tyranny of the many.
2. (Philol.) A word in one language corresponding with one in
another; an analogous term; as, the Latin ``pater' is the
analogue of the English ``father.'
3. (Nat. Hist.)
(a) An organ which is equivalent in its functions to a
different organ in another species or group, or even
in the same group; as, the gill of a fish is the
analogue of a lung in a quadruped, although the two
are not of like structural relations.
(b) A species in one genus or group having its characters
parallel, one by one, with those of another group.
(c) A species or genus in one country closely related to a
species of the same genus, or a genus of the same
group, in another: such species are often called
representative species, and such genera,
representative genera. --Dana.
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