adjective Also ge·ner·i·cal.
- generative-transformational grammar,
- generic name,
- generous to a fault,
Origin of generic
Examples from the Web for generical
To this degree of oxygenation, we have afterwards, in the course of this work, given the generical name of oxyd.Elements of Chemistry,|Antoine Lavoisier
Word Origin for generic
1670s, "belonging to a large group of objects," formed in English from Latin gener-, stem of genus "kind" (see genus) + -ic. Sense of "not special, not brand-name; in plain, cheap packaging," of groceries, etc., is from 1977.