describing things that are the same in genus
, or similar
in nature. Also, as a noun
, describes a company offering similar services.
Example: Taxonomists would debate whether similar flies were similar enough to be congeneric, causing them to be be scientifically classified as buzzum fibbolum and buzzum smishum.
Example: "The proposed three-way merger of BlockStackers Intergalactic, Red Hat, and the brain of Linus Torvalds will create a congeneric capable of creating damn near anything, though not at a profit." --Lou Dobbs, Moneyline, CNN. December 21, 2012.