gen.

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of Latin genus or any of its inflected forms.

Noun[edit]

gen.

  1. A genus.
    • 1979, Gerardo Lamas, “Paititia neglecta, gen. n., sp. n. from Perú (Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae)”, in Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, volume 33, number 1 (in English), The Society, page 1:
      Paititia neglecta, gen. n., sp. n., from Perú, San Martín, Juanjui, is described herein. This monotypic genus is considered to be the most primitive member of the tribe Mechanitini of the Ithomiinae.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:gen..

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen.

  1. Abbreviation of gender.
  2. Abbreviation of generation.
  3. (grammar) Abbreviation of genitive.
  4. Abbreviation of genus.

Adjective[edit]

gen.

  1. Abbreviation of general.

Adverb[edit]

gen.

  1. Abbreviation of generally.

Anagrams[edit]