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congener

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con=ge=ner

CIDE DICTIONARY

congenern. [From L. congener. See Congenerous.].
     A thing of the same genus, species, or kind; a thing allied in nature, character, or action.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cherry tree has been often grafted on the laurel, to which it is a congener."  [1913 Webster]
    "Our elk is more polygamous in his habits than any other deer except his congener, the red deer of Europe."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

congener, n. a thing or person of the same kind or category as another, esp. animals or plants of a specified genus (the goldfinch is a congener of the canary).

Etymology
L (as con-, genus)

ROGET THESAURUS

congener

Similarity

N similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance, affinity, approximation, parallelism, agreement, analogy, analogicalness, correspondence, homoiousia, parity, connaturalness, connaturality, brotherhood, family likeness, alliteration, rhyme, pun, repetition, sameness, uniformity, isogamy, analogue, the like, match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister, one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum, Arcades ambo, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne, gens de meme famille, parallel, simile, type, image, photograph, close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance, similar, resembling, like, alike, twin, analogous, analogical, parallel, of a piece, such as, so, homoiousian, connatural, congener, allied to, akin to, approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like, a show of, mock, pseudo, simulating, representing, exact, lifelike, faithful, true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of, for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau, as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare, instar omnium, cast in the same mold, ridiculously like, as if, so to speak, as it were, as if it were, quasi, just as, veluti in speculum, et sic de similibus, tel maitre tel valet, tel pere tel fils, like master, like servant, like father, like son, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, a chip off the old block.

Inclusion

N inclusion, admission, comprehension, reception, composition, included, including, inclusive, congener, congenerous, of the same class, encircling, a maximis ad minima, et hoc genus omne, etc, et coetera.


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