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1. congener

noun. an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus).

Synonyms

  • relative
  • organism
  • being
  • congeneric

Antonyms

  • eukaryote
  • prokaryote
  • stander
  • sitter

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2. congener

noun. a whole (a thing or person) of the same kind or category as another.

Synonyms

  • unit

Antonyms

  • descendant
  • absolute

3. congener

noun. a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character.

Synonyms

  • chemical

Antonyms

  • host
  • existent

Example sentences of the word congener


1. Noun, singular or mass
One type of congener called methanol can worsen a hangover by breaking down into the toxins formaldehyde and formic acid, per the Mayo Clinic.

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