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strain2

strain2

 
pronunciation:
streIn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: all the descendants of a common ancestor; race.
synonyms:
race
definition 2: any of various ancestries within a family or individual; lineage.
synonyms:
lineage
similar words:
birth
definition 3: any group of plants or animals of a particular species displaying distinctive traits not shared by other members of the species.
They discovered a new strain of bacteria.
definition 4: (often pl.) a passage of music or poetry.
the haunting strains of the symphony
synonyms:
passages
similar words:
phrase