genuses

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genuses

  1. (nonstandard) plural of genus
    • 2007 June 4, Edward Rothstein, “In or Out of Eden, One Man’s Unicorn May Be Another’s Apatosaurus”[1], New York Times:
      The creators of the griffin — half eagle, half lion — were early paleontologists who didn’t quite have their genuses straight and put the fossilized bones in the wrong place.