- a class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind.
- Biology. the major subdivision of a genus or subgenus, regarded as the basic category of biological classification, composed of related individuals that resemble one another, are able to breed among themselves, but are not able to breed with members of another species.
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