Thesaurus

specimens

noun
plural of specimen

Synonyms & Antonyms of specimens

1 a member of the human race
  • he's a particularly handsome specimen

Synonyms for specimens

Words Related to specimens

Phrases Synonymous with specimens

Near Antonyms for specimens

2 one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like
  • chose one frog as a good specimen of the breed

Synonyms for specimens

Words Related to specimens

Phrases Synonymous with specimens

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about specimens

Cite this Entry

“Specimens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/specimens. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on specimens

Nglish: Translation of specimens for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of specimens for Arabic Speakers

Comments on specimens

What made you want to look up specimens? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!