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    generic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word generic

    Definition
    (noun) a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
    Synonyms : generic wine
    Definition
    (noun) any product that can be sold without a brand name Definition
    (adj) relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus
    Example Sentence
    • the generic name
    Definition
    (adj) (of drugs) not protected by trademark
    Example Sentence
    • `Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'
    Definition
    (adj) applicable to an entire class or group
    Example Sentence
    • is there a generic Asian mind?
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for generic

(gene)ric...in genes...so it is a characteristic of the entire class/species

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