genus
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Usage note
The plural of “genus” is “genera” or “genuses.”
genus(
ji
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nuhs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el género
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hops and hemp are members of the same genus.El lúpulo y el cáñamo pertenecen al mismo género.
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genus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el género
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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genus [ˈdʒenəs]
noun
genera genuses (Bio) género (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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