genera genera  /ˈdʒɛ nə rə/


  1. (n) a general kind of something
  2. (n) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species


  1. Pithecanthropus and Sinanthropus not only belong to different species but to different genera.
  2. Wheat and rye are only superficially similar; they belong to different genera of the grass family.
  3. BBC director genera l Resigned, but is sure to contest Hutton's report from the wings: Andrew Gilligan BBC journalist Got the story but muddied the facts.


  1. American Baptist Board of General Ministries Meets in Overland Park, Kansas

    OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/20/13)—The Board of General Ministries meetings of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) concluded on Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The meeting included a joint plenary session, described by ABCUSA President Ruth Clark the first “family meeting” of the various program boards. This was a combined plenary session of the Boards of International ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

  2. Two Plainfield men among 15 charged in alleged theft of nearly $700,000 via false unemployment claims

    David Altman, 42, of Plainfield. / Photo courtesy state Office of the Attorney Genera Henry Ford, 54, of Plainfield. / Photo courtesy state Office of the Attorney Genera
    on June 20, 2013     Source:


  • "James is a wonderfully gifted amateur naturalist," says Lynn Barber, "and I daresay his love of taxonomies, genera and species is unique among contemporary British novelists."
    on Jun 4, 2004 By: Lynn Barber Source:

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