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speciose

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speciose (comparative more speciose, superlative most speciose)

  1. (biology) Rich in species, such as when a many species are members of a single genus.
    • 1991, David M. Raup, Extinction: Bad genes or bad luck?, W. W. Norton and Company, pp 55-56,
      The most speciose living mammal genus (a small insectivore) has about 160 species.

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speciose f

  1. Feminine plural form of specioso

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speciōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of speciōsus