What Does Species Mean?


Species is a class of individuals having several common features or qualities. The term may also refer to one of the classes of things incorporated with other classes in a genus or the external appearance of either the bread or wine in the Eucharist.
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[spee-sheez, -seez]
a class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind.
Biology the major subdivision of a genus or subgenus, regarded as the basic category of biological classification, composed of related individuals that resemble one another, are able to breed among themselves, but are not able to breed with members of another species.
Obsolete specie; coin.
the human race; mankind: a study of the species.
Horticulture pertaining to a plant that is a representative member of a species, one that is not a hybrid or variety: a species rose; a species gladiolus.
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Species means a class, genus, or type of individual or animal having characteristics in common. There are many species (types) of felines (cats) in the world.
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