a person or thing of the same kind or class as another.
a plant, animal, fungus, etc., belonging to the same genus as another.
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How to use congener in a sentence
While no nanoparticles formed in the vodka, the ions reacted with whiskey congeners to form nanoparticles in minutes.Mixing gold ions into whiskey can reveal its flavor | Nikk Ogasa | October 27, 2022 | Science News
Research shows a higher concentration of congeners may have something to do with more severe hangovers, whereas drinking distilled spirits containing purer ethanol, such as vodka or gin, will result in milder or fewer hangover effects.
If you’ve ever experienced a red wine-induced hangover, you know they’re some of the worst you can get, and congeners are to blame.
Certain types of congeners found in red wine, including ones called tannins, can make people who are already susceptible to migraines much more likely to get them.Red wine is a trifecta of chemicals that can make some people feel terrible | empire | June 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
A bottle of Budweiser has six times the congener content of a Long Island iced tea, but about two-thirds the amount of alcohol.
Its song and habits are similar to those of its eastern congener.Birds of the Rockies | Leander Sylvester Keyser
He is well paid and holds his position, whatever it may be, by a less precarious tenure than his American congener.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce | Ambrose Bierce
Its congener exhibits a mixture of brown and yellow, more suitable to its sandy lairs.The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
Unlike its congener, the Skylark, this bird is limited to certain localities in our islands.Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting | Richard Kearton
The habits of the House Cricket (Gryllus domesticus) are nocturnal, like those of its congener of the fields.The Insect World | Louis Figuier
British Dictionary definitions for congener
a member of a class, group, or other category, esp any animal of a specified genus
a by-product formed in alcoholic drinks during the fermentation process, which largely determines the flavour and colour of the drink
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