Meaning of “genus” in the English Dictionary

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"genus" in British English

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genusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒiː.nəs/ us /ˈdʒiː.nəs/ plural genera specialized

(Definition of “genus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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genusnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒi·nəs/ plural genera /ˈdʒen·ər·ə/

biology a group of animals or plants that share some characteristics in a larger biological group

(Definition of “genus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)