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Meaning of SUBGENUS

Pronunciation:  sub'jeenus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (biology) taxonomic group between a genus and a species
 

SUBGENUS is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: genus, taxon, taxonomic group

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*ge"nus\, n.; pl. {Subgenera}. (Biol.)
A subdivision of a genus, comprising one or more species
which differ from other species of the genus in some
important character or characters; as, the azaleas now
constitute a subgenus of Rhododendron.

 

 

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