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Meaning of CONGENER

Pronunciation:  'kânjunur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
 

CONGENER is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: congenator, relative
 
 See Also: being, organism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con"ge*ner\ (?; 277), n. [From L. congener. See
{Congenerous}.]
A thing of the same genus, species, or kind; a thing allied
in nature, character, or action.

      The cherry tree has been often grafted on the laurel,
      to which it is a congener.               --P. Miller.

      Our elk is more polygamous in his habits than any other
      deer except his congener, the red deer of Europe.
                                               --Caton.

 

 

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