Meaning of GENUS in English
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.
Etymology: L genus -eris birth, race, stock
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012