1. <biology> Pertaining to a genus or kind; relating to a genus, as distinct from a species, or from another genus; as, a generic description; a generic difference; a generic name.

2. Very comprehensive; pertaining or appropriate to large classes or their characteristics; opposed to specific.

Origin: L. Genus, generis, race, kind: cf. F. Generique. See Gender.

(01 Mar 1998)

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