Meaning of congener

con•ge•ner

Pronunciation: (kon'ju-nur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing of the same kind or class as another.
  2. a plant, animal, fungus, etc., belonging to the same genus as another.
  3. a secondary product formed in alcohol during fermentation that determines largely the character of the final liquor.
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