Meaning of GENUS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈdʒi:nəs ]

n. (pl. genera) 1 Biol. a taxonomic grouping of organisms having common characteristics distinct from those of other genera, usu. containing several or many species and being one of a series constituting a taxonomic family. 2 a kind or class having common characteristics. 3 Logic kinds of things including subordinate kinds or species. [L genus -eris birth, race, stock]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.