What does the word species mean?

    Part of speech: noun singular, plural

  • A kind; sort.

Usage examples for species

  1. Both species preserve absolute silence while here; I have watched hundreds of them, without hearing so much as an alarm note. – Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey
  2. For an obvious reason, it is to be wished, that Cook had mentioned to what species of trees the drift- wood he found had belonged. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  3. So the issue seems to resolve itself into a question of taste regarding two species of legislative " honesty." – John Marshall and the Constitution A Chronicle of the Supreme Court, Volume 16 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Edward S. Corwin