Definition of pseudogeneric in English:

pseudogeneric

adjective

  • Falsely or spuriously generic; (Botany and Zoology) apparently but not really generic; having the character of a pseudogenus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From pseudo- + generic, in special uses in botany and zoology after pseudogenus.

Pronunciation

pseudogeneric

/ˌs(j)uːdə(ʊ)dʒɪˈnɛrɪk/