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genius, genus, genre
genius (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.
genus (JEE nuhs) (noun)
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.
genre (ZHAHN ruh) (noun)
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.

—Joseph Joubert

A genius is a man who shoots at something no one else can see and hits it.

—Evan Esar

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.

Word Entries at Get Words: “genre
genre (s) (noun), genres (pl)
An art form, as in literature, painting, or music, which shares recognisable characteristics; such as, style, technique, or form: Mr. Boothe wrote in the genre of science fiction which entertained readers worldwide.
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