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species
used in Candide

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Definition
a group of animals or plants that are similar — typically identified as a group because they can procreate together (reproduce new members of the group)
  • "Alas!" said the other, "it was love; love, the comfort of the human species, the preserver of the universe, the soul of all sensible beings, love, tender love."
    Chapter 4 (35% in)
  • He resolved one fine day in spring to go for a walk, marching straight before him, believing that it was a privilege of the human as well as of the animal species to make use of their legs as they pleased.
    Chapter 2 (64% in)

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