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

2 senses of genus

Sense 1
genus -- (a general kind of something; "ignore the genus communism")
       => kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

Sense 2
genus -- ((biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species)
       => taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon -- (animal or plant group having natural relations)

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