generic name n.
A name that does not include a trademark or brand name.
The first name of the two-part Latin taxonomic name of an organism, which specifies the biological genus.
A designation formerly used to indicate the class or type of a compound.
The generic name of Plagiotnia has been proposed for this worm.
It grows in the form of a spathula, from which it receives its generic name.
Phil was accustomed to be addressed as Johnny, that being the generic name for boy in New York.
In the fishery, they usually go by the generic name of Gay-Headers.
Punch, as we speak of him now, is but a generic name for Protean wit and humor, well and wisely employed.
Its generic name, Robinia, is in honor of a Frenchman, Robin.
He always called me Joe, the generic name for non-Hunky helpers.
Their generic name for themselves, if they had one, is unknown.
He was able even to identify the species, for there are many species of hornbill, known under the generic name, Bucerus.
The Carnation derived its generic name from the latter source.