congener

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From French congénère, from Latin com- (same) +‎ genus (kind)

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congener (plural congeners)

  1. A plant or animal of the same taxonomic genus as another.
  2. A person or thing similar in behavior or nature to another.
  3. (chemistry) Any of a group of structurally-related compounds.
  4. Any of several alcohols, other than ethanol, that are found in fermented and distilled alcoholic drinks, and are partially responsible for their flavour and character.

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