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Definitions of species

  1. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a specific kind of something; "a species of molecule"; "a species of villainy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Visible or sensible presentation; appearance; a sensible percept received by the imagination; an image. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A group of individuals agreeing in common attributes, and designated by a common name; a conception subordinated to another conception, called a genus, or generic conception, from which it differs in containing or comprehending more attributes, and extending to fewer individuals. Thus, man is a species, under animal as a genus; and man, in its turn, may be regarded as a genus with respect to European, American, or the like, as species. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. In science, a more or less permanent group of existing things or beings, associated according to attributes, or properties determined by scientific observation. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. A sort; a kind; a variety; as, a species of low cunning; a species of generosity; a species of cloth. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Coin, or coined silver, gold, ot other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A public spectacle or exhibition. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A component part of compound medicine; a simple. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; esp., one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The form or shape given to materials; fashion or shape; form; figure. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A group of animals or plants agreeing in common characteristics and called by a common name; a subdivision of a genus or class; kind; sort; variety. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. 1. A biological division between the genus and a variety or the individual. 2. (plural) A class of pharmaceutical preparations in the P.G. and N.F., consisting of a mixture of dried plants, not pulverized, but in sufficiently fine division to be conveniently used in the making of extemporaneous decoctions or infusions; a tea. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  14. A class; a genus. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  15. A group of individuals having common marks or characteristics:-subordinate to a GENUS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Group agreeing in certain distinctive characteristics; sort; kind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. A group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A kind; sort. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A class of natural objects having common qualities; a class of plants or animals such as has been or may be derived by germination or generation from a common root or stock; the subdivision of a genus; sort; kind; appearance to the senses or the mind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. A sort; a kind; a race; a group of individuals or objects sufficiently identical in all their natural qualities to justify the conclussion that they may have sprung from a common stock; a collection of like individuals produced by other individuals equally like them; a rank subordinate to a genus; a group of individuals agreeing in common attributes, and designated by a common name; in med., the component part of a compound medicine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. A term used in the natural sciences to denote a group of closely-allied individuals: the division is purely artificial. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  22. [Latin] A term used in the natural sciences to denote a group of closely-allied individuals: the division is purely artificial (biol.). na
  23. Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie. dictgcide_fs
  24. Officinal mixtures of substances cut or bruised. Sometimes used for compound powders, as it always appears to have been formerly. See Pulvis. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  25. [Latin] A subdivision of a genus comprising individuals whose characters are either precisely alike or differ by what may be regarded as inconstant variations impressed by differences in external circumstances. Thus the pear and apple, while belonging to the same genus, present certain constant differences which entitle them to be regarded as of a different s., but all the varieties of pear trees belong to the same s. na
  26. [Latin] In pl., S., a tea-mixture; a powder used for making an infusion or tea to be used as a medicinal beverage. The S. of the G P. are the S. aromaticae, S. diureticae, S. emollientes, S. laxantes, S. lignorum, and S. pectorales. See Aromatic, Diuretic, Emollient, Laxative, Lignum, and Pectoral. na
  27. (Nat. Hist.) group subordinate in classification to genus (cf. CLASS) & having members that differ only in minor details; (Logic) group subordinate to GENUS& containing individuals agreeing in some common attribute (s) & called by a common name; kind, sort, as has a s. of cunning, a s. of dogcart; (Law) form, shape, given to materials. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  28. Primary subdivision of a genus. American pocket medical dictionary.
  29. A mixture of powdered simples for infusion. American pocket medical dictionary.
  30. In classification, a group of individuals assumed, on account of their close similarity, to have emanated from the same stock, while specifically distinct from other groups of the same genus. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  31. A mixture consisting chiefly of vegetable substances dried and pulverized; used in the preparation of infusions, decoctions, etc., a number of which have been introduced into the N. F. from the Ger. Phar. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  32. In Log. See Difference. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  33. n. sing. & pl. [Latin] Appearance ; image ;- appearance to the senses; visible or sensible representation;-a class; sort; kind; variety; a sub-division of a more general class or genus ;-in logic, a conception subordinated to a generic conception or genus, from which it differs in containing or comprehending more attributes, and extending to fewer individuals ; -in mineralogy, a class of minerals composed of the same in ants, and combined in the same proportions;-in zoology and botany, a class of individuals possessing the same forms, attributes, and properties, and transmitting the same by natural propagation;-the form or shape given to materials ; fashion ; figure ;-in pharmacy, a simple; a part of a compound medicine;-in algebra, the letters or symbols which represent quantities in an equation, &c. Cabinet Dictionary

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