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Definition of Genus

a genus is a class or group of something, usually used in biology to classify similar animals of different species

Examples of Genus in a sentence

Because it represents the group, the genus is the first part of an animal’s scientific name.

When discussing the genus, the scientists talked about a set of closely related plants.

Felidae is the genus that includes many types of cats including lions and tigers.

Because no other animals are similar to a giraffe, it is the only animal classified in its genus.

Hares and jackrabbits are similar animals so they are included in the same genus.

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