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English noun: species

1. species (group) (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

Broader (hypernym)taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group

Narrower (hyponym)bacteria species, endangered species, fish species, type species

Part holonymvariety

Member holonymbreed, form, stock, strain, strain, var., variant

Member meronymgenus

Domain categorybiological science, biology

2. species (cognition) a specific kind of something

SamplesA species of molecule.
A species of villainy.

Broader (hypernym)form, kind, sort, variety

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