type genus

noun

Definition of type genus

: the genus of a taxonomic family or subfamily from which the name of the family or subfamily is formed

First Known Use of type genus

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of type genus was in 1840

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type gauge

type genus

Type G star

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“Type genus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/type%20genus. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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type genus

noun

Medical Definition of type genus

: the genus of a taxonomic family or subfamily from which the name of the family or subfamily is formed

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