Congenerous
Congenerous Con*gen"er*ous, a. [L. congener; con- + genus, generis, birth, kind, race. See {Genus}, and cf. {Congener}.] Allied in origin or cause; congeneric; as, congenerous diseases. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. -- {Con*gen"er*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] --Hallywell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Congenerousness — Congenerous Con*gen er*ous, a. [L. congener; con + genus, generis, birth, kind, race. See {Genus}, and cf. {Congener}.] Allied in origin or cause; congeneric; as, congenerous diseases. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. {Con*gen er*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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