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congeneric

[kon-juh-ner-ik] /ˌkɒn dʒəˈnɛr ɪk/
adjective
1.
Also, congenerous
[kuh n-jen-er-uh s] /kənˈdʒɛn ər əs/ (Show IPA)
. of the same kind or genus.
2.
offering a group of closely related services:
a congeneric investment company.
noun
3.
congener (def 3).
4.
a congeneric company, service, or the like.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; congener + -ic; see generic
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British Dictionary definitions for congenerous

congeneric

/ˌkɒndʒɪˈnɛrɪk/
adjective
1.
belonging to the same group, esp (of animals or plants) belonging to the same genus
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