Part of speech: noun

Plural of GENUS.

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Usage examples "genera":

  1. Of the daughter genera in Middle America only Plectrohyla has stream- adapted tadpoles, but these large frogs are not closely related to Ptychohyla. - "A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla", William E. Duellman.
  2. All the classes, orders, genera, and species of the animal, I pretend not to enumerate. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
  3. This is actually the case with a few species; but he mentions several species in six genera, in which the females appear to be much more numerous than the males. - "The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)", Charles Darwin.