A genus is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and
fossil organisms in biology. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus ...
Genus definition, Biology. the usual major subdivision of a family or subfamily in
the classification of organisms, usually consisting of more than one species.
biology : a group of related animals or plants that includes several or many
different species. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples:
A genus is a group of organisms, in this case trees, that are closely related and
share similar characteristics. For example, all trees in the Pine genus (Pinus) ...
Borrowed from Latin genus (“birth, origin, a race, sort, kind”) from the root gen- in
Latin gignere, Old Latin gegnere (“to beget, produce”). Doublet of gender and ...
A genus is a class or group of something. In biology, it's a taxonomic group
covering more than one species.
A genus is a group of related plants. The similarity among members of a genus
may or may not be obvious. But taxonomists have determined that, due to certain
Biology A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and
designating a group of species that are presumed to be closely related and ...
Sep 12, 2016 ... In binomial nomenclature, the genus is used as the first word of a scientific name.
The genus name is always capitalized and italicized.