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  • n. The genus that is not a species.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the highest genus; a genus which can not be classed as a species, as being.

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  • In addition, summum genus means the highest or most comprehensive division in a classification (OED).

    November 11, 2012