Associations to the word «Specimen»


SPECIMEN, noun. An individual instance that represents a class; an example.
SPECIMEN, noun. A sample, especially one used for diagnostic analysis.
SPECIMEN, noun. (humorous) (often preceded with “fine”) An eligible man.

Dictionary definition

SPECIMEN, noun. An example regarded as typical of its class.
SPECIMEN, noun. A bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes; "they collected a urine specimen for urinalysis".

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