Specie vs. Species

Specie vs. Species — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Specie and Species

Specienoun

Coined money; coin.

Speciesnoun

(Biology) A group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. The species is the fundamental category of taxonomic classification, ranking below a genus or subgenus. Species names are represented in binomial nomenclature by an uncapitalized Latin adjective or noun following a capitalized genus name, as in Ananas comosus, the pineapple, and Equus caballus, the horse.

Specienoun

Type or kind, in various uses of the phrase in specie.

Speciesnoun

(Logic) A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.

Specienoun

Money, especially in the form of coins made from precious metal, that has an intrinsic value; coinage.

Speciesnoun

(Chemistry) A set of atoms, molecules, ions, or other chemical entities that possess the same distinct characteristics with respect to a chemical process or measurement.

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Specienoun

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Speciesnoun

A kind, variety, or type

"No species of performing artist is as self-critical as a dancer" (Susan Sontag).

Specienoun

coins collectively

Speciesnoun

The outward appearance or form of the Eucharistic elements that is retained after their consecration.

Speciesnoun

Either of the consecrated elements of the Eucharist.

Speciesnoun

Type or kind. race.}}

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Speciesnoun

A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.

This species of animal is unique to the area.

Speciesnoun

(taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below genus and above subspecies; a taxon at that rank.

Speciesnoun

(mineralogy) A mineral with a unique chemical formula whose crystals belong to a unique crystallographic system.

Speciesnoun

An image, an appearance, a spectacle.

Speciesnoun

(obsolete) The image of something cast on a surface, or reflected from a surface, or refracted through a lens or telescope; a reflection.

I cast the species of the Sun onto a sheet of paper through a telescope.

Speciesnoun

Visible or perceptible presentation; appearance; something perceived.

Speciesnoun

A public spectacle or exhibition.

Speciesnoun

(Christianity) Either of the two elements of the Eucharist after they have been consecrated.

Speciesnoun

Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.

Speciesnoun

A component part of compound medicine; a simple.

Speciesnoun

An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; especially, one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.

Speciesnoun

(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

Speciesnoun

a specific kind of something;

a species of moleculea species of villainy