Definition of genus
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LEM
genus, generis
GEN-
noun (n., 3rd declension)
  1. a race, stock, family, birth, descent, origin
  2. birth, noble birth, high descent
  3. a race, line, descendants, posterity
  4. a descendant, child, son, offspring
  5. a race, stock, class, sort, species, genus, kind, rank, order, division
  6. [of animals] a kind, class, sort, species
Abbreviations
genus eris, n GEN-, a race, stock, family, birth, descent, origin: haec Indigna genere nostro, T.: nobili genere nati: amplissimo genere natus, Cs.: generis socia, sister, O.: genere primus: patricium, L.: genus unde Atii duxere, V.: fortuna non mutat genus, H.: plebei generis, L.

—Adverb. acc.: Qui genus (estis)? Of what race? V.

— Birth, noble birth, high descent: propter genus rem p. tenere: Et genus et virtus, nisi cum re, vilior algā est, H.: iactare genus, H.: Cui genus et nomen fuissent, V.: generis praemium, L.

—A race, line, descendants, posterity: liberorum ex te, Enn. ap. C.: Tantali, H.: neglectum, i. e. the Romans, H.

—A descendant, child, son, offspring: deorum, V.: audex Iapeti, Prometheus, H.: ab alto Demissum Aeneā, i. e. Octavianus, H.

—A race, stock, class, sort, species, genus, kind, rank, order, division: humanum: hominum, S.: omnes mortales omnium generum: inter id genus, plebeians, L.: Romanum: Macedonum, L.: qui (conventus) ex variis generibus constaret, Cs.: iudicum genus et forma: inritabile vatum, H.: hominum virile, sex: Femineum, sex, V.: {*}onsulare, rank: militare, order, L.: eorum hominum . . . genera sunt duo, Cs.

—Of animals, a kind, class, sort, species: altivolantum, birds, Enn. ap. C.: piscium, H.: malefici generis animalia, S.: Diversum confusa genus panthera camelo, H.: varia genera bestiarum.

— Of things, a kind, sort, description, class, order, character, division: omnia in suo quaeque genere: naves omni genere armorum ornatissimae, Cs.: cibi, Cs.: omne commeatūs, L.: triplex rerum p.: dulce orationis: dicendi: praeda omnis generis, L.: poenae novom, S.: leti, O.: Aesopi, manner, Ph.: genera civitatum: machinae omnium generum, S.: nugae Hoc genus (i. e. huius generis), H.: aliquid id genus scribere: quod genus virtus est: te cottidie in omni genere desiderem, in every way: domus in omni genere diligens: in aliquo genere, in any respect whatever.

—In philosophy, a general term, logical genus: formae dicendi specie dispares, genere laudabiles.
 
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