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Synonyms for genus
ˈdʒi nəs; ˈdʒɛn ər əgenus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genusnoun

    a general kind of something

    "ignore the genus communism"

  2. genusnoun

    (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. genusnoun

    Synonyms:
    group (subordinate to a class, tribe, or order), assemblage of species

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  1. List of paraphrases for "genus":

    kind, type, genre, sort, gender, like, types

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How to use genus in a sentence?

  1. James Aparicio:

    This genus of frog shows extreme endemism [found nowhere else on Earth] with several new species described in the last couple of decades across the Andean valleys of northern Bolivia and southern Peru, so we were hopeful of at least one discovery, much more surprisingly, on this same high altitude trip I was also lucky enough to discover a new Liolaemus iguana lizard in a valley at 4,500-meters of altitude.

  2. Diane Frolov:

    What is it about genus arboretum that socks us in the figurative solar plexus We see a logging truck go cruising down the road, stacked with a bunch of those fresh-cut giants, we feel like we lost a brother. Next thing you know, we're in The Brick, we're flopping money down on the bar. Wood. We're under a roof. Wood. We're walking the floors. Wood. Grabbing a pool cue. That's wood. Our friends in the forest carry a set of luggage from the mythical baggage carousel. Tree of life, tree of knowledge, family tree, Buddha's Bodhi tree. Page one of life, in the beginning. Genesis 322. Adam and Eve. They're kicking back in the garden of Eden and boom, they get an eviction notice. Why is that Lest they should also take of the tree of life, eat and live forever. A definitive Yahweh no-no. Be good to yourself, go out and plant a wet one on a tree.

  3. Joseph Weizenbaum:

    Man is not a machine... Although man most certainly processes information, he does not necessarily process it in the way computers do. Computers and men are not species of the same genus... However much intelligence computers may attain, now or in the furture, theirs must always be an intelligence alien to genuine human problems and concerns.

  4. Daniel Sandweiss:

    Humans have such a large and sometimes unexpected influence on economies and ecosystems, the squash we have today are remaining representatives of this genus of plant which otherwise would have been in trouble for survival because of the changing landscape.

  5. Brian Villmoare:

    At 2.8 million years ago, this places the evolution of our genus very close to 3.0 million years ago, which is when we last see Lucy's species.

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