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Meaning of DIFFERENTIA

Pronunciation:  `difu'rensheeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a distinguishing characteristic esp in different species of a genus
 

DIFFERENTIA is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: difference

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dif`fer*en"ti*a\, n.; pl. {Differenti[ae]}. [L. See
{Difference}.] (Logic)
The formal or distinguishing part of the essence of a
species; the characteristic attribute of a species; specific
difference.

 

 

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