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Definitions of SPECIES
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Visible or sensible presentation; appearance; a sensible percept received by the imagination; an image.
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.
In science, a more or less permanent group of existing things or beings, associated according to attributes, or properties determined by scientific observation.
A sort; a kind; a variety; as, a species of low cunning; a species of generosity; a species of cloth.
Coin, or coined silver, gold, ot other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.
A public spectacle or exhibition.
An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; esp., one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.
The form or shape given to materials; fashion or shape; form; figure.
By Oddity Software
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.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
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.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
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.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
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.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A term used in the natural sciences to denote a group of closely-allied individuals: the division is purely artificial.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Officinal mixtures of substances cut or bruised. Sometimes used for compound powders, as it always appears to have been formerly. See Pulvis.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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.
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.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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.
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