Definitions For Genus


  • A general kind of something
  • (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
  • A group of related animals or plants that includes several or many different species

Is Genus a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Genus is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Genus in a Sentence

  • The crime novel, written from the criminal's perspective, is sometimes seen as a particular species of the detective story genus

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