genera genera  /ˈdʒɛ nə rə/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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: MyCentralJersey.com

Quotes

  • "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: guardian.co.uk

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