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  • n. Plural form of genus.


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  • "The children like to hear themselves called genuses, and they go into it like smoke.

    Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

  • My hat is off to the genuses that have adopted Mike and I look forward to more of the word ......

    Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

  • Genus names change - not species or common names - entire genuses.

    Exotic Bird Identification

  • Poultry act as hosts for many different species of biting lice belonging to the following genuses: _Lipiurus, Goniodes, Goniocotes_ and _Menopon_.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Several genuses of fungi, as well as several species, are named after Tulasne, as Tulasneinia, Tulasnella.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • And, by the guidance principally of the great Martino Delrio (a leader of the science), he was capable of discoursing ex professo upon the fascination of love, the fascination of sleep, the fascination of hatred, and the infinite varieties of these three principal genuses of enchantment, which are only too often, again says our anonymous author, beheld in practice at the present day, attended by such lamentable effects.

    Chapter XXVII

  • Giordano Bruno took sides against the makers of rules, saying that the rules came from the poetry, and "therefore there are as many genuses and species of true rules as there are genuses and species of true poets."

    Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

  • The large tribe, of the marmots, which includes the three large genuses of Arctomys, Cynomys, and Spermophilus, is still more sociable and still more intelligent.

    Mutual Aid; a factor of evolution

  • Then I goes to the old 'uns, and says to them, what genuses for music these young' uns be! it is your duty to improve a talent that providence has bestowed on your children.

    Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

  • To wit, Schwarm features 10 different shapes, or genuses, and 63 species, each with a different glaze.

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