conspecific

adjective
con·​spe·​cif·​ic | \ ˌkän(t)-spi-ˈsi-fik How to pronounce conspecific (audio) \

Definition of conspecific

: of the same species

Other Words from conspecific

conspecific noun

First Known Use of conspecific

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Conspecific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conspecific. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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conspecific

adjective
con·​spe·​cif·​ic | \ ˌkän(t)-spi-ˈsif-ik How to pronounce conspecific (audio) \

Medical Definition of conspecific

: of the same species

Other Words from conspecific

conspecific noun

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