The definition of a species is a group of animals, plants or other living things that all share common characteristics and that are all classified as alike in some manner.(noun)
An example of a species is all human beings.
See species in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. species
Origin: L, a seeing, appearance, shape, kind, or quality < base of specere, to see: see spy
See species in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. species species
Origin: Middle English, logical classification
Origin: , from Latin speciēs, a seeing, kind, form; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
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