How Do You Spell GENUS?

Correct spelling for the English word "genus" is [dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s], [d͡ʒˈɛnəs], [d‍ʒˈɛnəs]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for GENUS

Below is the list of 227 misspellings for the word "genus".

Similar spelling words for GENUS

Plural form of GENUS is GENERA

Definition of GENUS

  1. (pl. GENUSES or GENERA), In logic, that which has several species under it; a class of a greater extent than species; a universal which is predicable of several things of different species; a predicable which is considered as the material part of the species of which it is affirmed: in natural science, an assemblage of species possessing certain characters in common, by which they are distinguished from all others; it is subordinate to tribe and family; a single species, possessing certain peculiar characters which belong to no other species, may also constitute a genus, as the camelopard and the flying lemur: in music, the general name for any scale. -SUBALTERN GENUS, in logic, that which is capable of being a species in respect of a higher genus, as quadruped in respect of mammal.

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Usage Examples for GENUS

  1. Consequently, is it not paradoxical to relate it to plastic imagination, as species to genus? - "Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
  2. Madame Genus also resided at Altona some time, under an assumed name, with many other sufferers of less note though higher rank. - "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark" by Mary Wollstonecraft