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View synonyms for congeneric

congeneric

[ kon-juh-ner-ik ]

adjective

  1. Also con·gen·er·ous [] of the same kind or genus.
  2. offering a group of closely related services:

    a congeneric investment company.



noun

  1. a congeneric company, service, or the like.

congeneric

/ ˌkɒndʒɪˈnɛrɪk; kɒnˈdʒɛnərəs /

adjective

  1. belonging to the same group, esp (of animals or plants) belonging to the same genus


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Word History and Origins

Origin of congeneric1

1825–35; congener + -ic; generic
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Example Sentences

Isotypical: a genus described from more than one species, all of which are congeneric.

The whole much resembles, and is probably congeneric with the erismatholithus tubiporites (catenatus) of Martin's Petrif.

We have evidence that these ancient animals possessed the same senses as their congeneric races now on the globe.

Congeneric: applied to a species agreeing in all characters of generic value with others compared with it.

From its congeneric brethren this species differs in the absence of a clear ash upon the throat.

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