species - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈspiːʃiːz/
singularspecies
pluralspecies
  1. 1
    biology a plant or animal group whose members all have similar general features and are able to produce young plants or animals together

    the human species

    a rare tropical species

    species of:

    Over 120 species of birds have been recorded in this National Park.