Congener



[kon-juh-ner] /ˈkɒn dʒə nər/

noun
1.
a person or thing of the same kind or class as another.
2.
a plant, animal, fungus, etc., belonging to the same genus as another.
3.
Also, congeneric. a secondary product formed in alcohol during fermentation that determines largely the character of the final liquor.
/kənˈdʒiːnə; ˈkɒndʒɪnə/
noun
1.
a member of a class, group, or other category, esp any animal of a specified genus
2.
a by-product formed in alcoholic drinks during the fermentation process, which largely determines the flavour and colour of the drink
n.

1730s, from French congénère (16c.), from Latin congener “of the same race or kind,” from com- “together” (see com-) + gener-, stem of genus “kind” (see genus).

congener con·ge·ner (kŏn’jə-nər)
n.

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