Con"ge*ner(?; 277), n. [From L. congener. See Congenerous.] A thing of the same genus, species, or kind; a thing allied in nature, character, or action.
The cherry tree has been often grafted on the laurel, to which it is a congener.P. Miller.
Our elk is more polygamous in his habits than any other deer except his congener, the red deer of Europe.Caton.
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