Associations to the word «Genus»


GENUS, noun. (taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank
GENUS, noun. A group with common attributes.
GENUS, noun. (topology) A number measuring some aspect of the complexity of any of various manifolds or graphs
GENUS, noun. (semantics) Within a definition, a broader category of the defined concept.
GENUS NAME, noun. (taxonomy) The scientific name of a genus may be called the generic name or generic epithet: it is always capitalized.

Dictionary definition

GENUS, noun. A general kind of something; "ignore the genus communism".
GENUS, noun. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.