from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a generic manner.
  • adv. With regard to a genus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With regard to a genus, or an extensive class.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With regard to genus or kind; in a generic way; to a generic extent; by generic rank or classification: as, to separate two species generically; an animal generically related to another.
  • Distinctly; markedly: as, our aims are generically different.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without a trademark or brand name
  • adv. as sharing a common genus


Latin genus kind, class + -ficare (in compounds) to make. See -fy (Wiktionary)



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