meaning of species

1. Visible or sensible presentation; appearance; a sensible percept received by the imagination; an image.
A group of individuals agreeing in common attributes, and designated by a common name; a conception subordinated to another conception, called a genus, or generic conception, from which it differs in containing or comprehending more attributes, and extending to fewer individuals. Thus, man is a species, under animal as a genus; and man, in its turn, may be regarded as a genus with respect to European, American, or the like, as species.
In science, a more or less permanent group of existing things or beings, associated according to attributes, or properties determined by scientific observation.
A sort; a kind; a variety; as, a species of low cunning; a species of generosity; a species of cloth.
Coin, or coined silver, gold, ot other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.
A public spectacle or exhibition.
A component part of compound medicine; a simple.
An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; esp. , one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.
The form or shape given to materials; fashion or shape; form; figure.
a specific kind of something; "a species of molecule"; "a species of ">villainy"

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