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Definition of Genera
GeneraGenus Ge"nus (j[=e]"n[u^]s), n.; pl. Genera. [L., birth,
race, kind, sort; akin to Gr. ?. See Gender, and cf.
1. (Logic) A class of objects divided into several
subordinate species; a class more extensive than a
species; a precisely defined and exactly divided class;
one of the five predicable conceptions, or sorts of terms.
2. (Biol.) An assemblage of species, having so many
fundamental points of structure in common, that in the
judgment of competent scientists, they may receive a
common substantive name. A genus is not necessarily the
lowest definable group of species, for it may often be
divided into several subgenera. In proportion as its
definition is exact, it is natural genus; if its
definition can not be made clear, it is more or less an
Note: Thus in the animal kingdom the lion, leopard, tiger,
cat, and panther are species of the Cat kind or genus,
while in the vegetable kingdom all the species of oak
form a single genus. Some genera are represented by a
multitude of species, as Solanum (Nightshade) and Carex
(Sedge), others by few, and some by only one known
Subaltern genus (Logic), a genus which may be a species of
a higher genus, as the genus denoted by quadruped, which
is also a species of mammal.
Summum genus [L.] (Logic), the highest genus; a genus which
can not be classed as a species, as being. GeneraGenera Gen"e*ra, n. pl.
Meaning of Genera from wikipedia
/ˈdʒiː.nəs/ (plural genera
/ˈdʒen.ər.ə/) is a taxonomic
rank used in the biological classification
and fossil organisms
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- Genera Plantarum
is a publication
of Swedish naturalist
(1707–1778). The first edition
in Leiden, 1737. The fifth edition
- purely vernacular
terms. The list includes
all commonly accepted genera
, but also genera
that are now considered
(nomen dubium), or were...
- This article lists
of the bacteria. The currently accepted taxonomy
on the List of Prokaryotic names
lists: Snake#Taxonomy List of reptile genera
List of snakes
name List of snakes
are 57 genera
of flowering plants estimated
species. The largest
the legume genus
, 156 families, 27 orders, and around
5,937 recognized living species
of mammal. Mammalian taxonomy
is in constant
- all the genera
in the botanical family
Arecaceae, the palm family, based
is a revised listing
of genera given
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