com·​par·​i·​um | \ kəmˈpa(a)rēəm\
plural comparia\ -​ēə \

Definition of comparium

: a group of organisms capable of direct or indirect interbreeding whether or not fertile hybrids result and being usually equivalent in scope to a taxonomic genus

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History and Etymology for comparium

New Latin, from Latin comparare to couple together, compare + New Latin -ium

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