(JEEN yuhs) (noun
Talent; a great mental capacity and inventive ability; especially, great and original creative ability in some art, science, etc.: Lenora showed a great genius for engineering.
A class, kind, sort: A Swedish botanist named Carolus Linnaeus (1707–1778) defined the genus of plants, helping to form the modern basis of modern classifications.
A kind, or type, as of works of literature, art, etc.: The famous author specializes in the genre of short stories.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
A genius is a man who shoots at something no one else can see and hits it.
The author, who was considered a genius, wrote in a particular genre and her genius was making sense of the genus and species of plants in the aquatic world.