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genus
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
a taxonomic group containing one or more species
  • There were arthropods in the bedrooms, families and genera various, but half of them were cockroaches.
    p. 186.2
genera = a taxonomic group containing one or more species
  • Then you'd narrow it down, Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species, then the habitat and when last seen, and what had snuffed it.
    p. 80.9
  • Phylum Chordata, Class Vertebrata, Order Mammalia, Family Primates, Genus Homo, Species sapiens sapiens, subspecies your mother.
    p. 182.4
  • Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species.
    p. 344.1

There are no more uses of "genus" in Oryx and Crake.

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