Glossary Term: Genus

(Plural = Genera or Genuses)

1. A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and generally consisting of a group of species exhibiting similar characteristics. In taxonomic nomenclature the genus name is used, either alone or followed by a Latin adjective or epithet, to form the name of a species.
2. (Genera) Plural for genus. Two or more genuses. (Pronounced gen-rrr-uh).

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