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genus

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of genus

  1. one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic <the crime novel, written from the criminal's perspective, is sometimes seen as a particular species of the detective story genus> Synonyms bracket, category, classification, division, family, class, grade, group, kind, league, order, rank(s), rubric, set, species, tier, typeRelated Words description, feather, ilk, kidney, like, manner, nature, sort; branch, section, speciality, specialty, subclass, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, variety; breed, race; generation; heading, label, title




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