genus (plural genera)
- (taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank
- All magnolias belong to the genus Magnolia''.
- Other species of the genus Bos are often called cattle or wild cattle.
- There are only two genera and species of seadragons.
- 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page 6:
- Müller […] criticized the division of the "Jubuleae" into two families and he cited Jubula as an annectant genus.
- A group with common attributes.
- (topology, graph theory, algebraic geometry) A natural number representing any of several related measures of the complexity of a given manifold or graph.
- (semantics) Within a definition, a broader category of the defined concept.
- See also Thesaurus:class