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Definition 1: a specific kind of something - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where species or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a species of molecule
  • a species of villainy

(species is a kind of ...) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

"sculpture is a form of art" "what kinds of desserts are there?"

Definition 2: (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed - [noun denoting group]

(species is a kind of ...) animal or plant group having natural relations

(... is a kind of species ) a species of bacteria

(... is a kind of species ) a species of fish

(... is a kind of species ) a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction

(... is a kind of species ) (biology) the species that best exemplifies the essential characteristics of the genus to which it belongs

(species is a part of ...) (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

"varieties are frequently recognized in botany"

(species is a member of ...) a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

"he experimented on a particular breed of white rats" "he created a new strain of sheep"

(species is a member of ...) (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

"a new strain of microorganisms"

(... is a member of species) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

(species belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

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