Definition of species
- confessing sins in species and in number
- survival of the species in the nuclear age
There are approximately 8,000 species of ants.
All European domestic cattle belong to the same species.
laws that protect endangered species
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biology : a group of animals or plants that are similar and can produce young animals or plants : a group of related animals or plants that is smaller than a genus
: a particular group of things or people that belong together or have some shared quality
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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