Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun congener

3 senses of congener

Sense 1
congener -- (a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character)
       => chemical, chemical substance -- (material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules)

Sense 2
relative, congener, congenator, congeneric -- (an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus))
       => organism, being -- (a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently)

Sense 3
congener -- (a whole (a thing or person) of the same kind or category as another; "lard was also used, though its congener, butter, was more frequently employed"; "the American shopkeeper differs from his European congener")
       => whole, unit -- (an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit")

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