Species vs Community - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between species and community

is that species is while community is a group sharing a common understanding and often the same language, manners, tradition and law see civilization.

species

Noun

(species)
  • A type or kind of thing.
  • * (Richard Holt Hutton) (1826-1897)
  • What is called spiritualism should, I think, be called a mental species of materialism.
  • # A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Donald Worster, volume=100, issue=1, page=70, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= A Drier and Hotter Future , passage=Phoenix and Lubbock are both caught in severe drought, and it is going to get much worse. We may see many such [dust] storms in the decades ahead, along with species extinctions, radical disturbance of ecosystems, and intensified social conflict over land and water. Welcome to the Anthropocene, the epoch when humans have become a major geological and climatic force.}}
  • # A rank in the classification of organisms, below genus and above subspecies; a taxon at that rank.
  • #* 1859 , (Charles Darwin), (On the Origin of Species) :
  • Hence, in determining whether a form should be ranked as a species or a variety, the opinion of naturalists having sound judgment and wide experience seems the only guide to follow.
  • #*
  • Firstly, I continue to base most species treatments on personally collected material, rather than on herbarium plants.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= David Van Tassel], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/lee-dehaan Lee DeHaan
  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • # (label) A mineral with a unique chemical formula whose crystals belong to a unique crystallographic system.
  • An image, an appearance, a spectacle.
  • # (label) The image of something cast on a surface, or reflected from a surface, or refracted through a lens or telescope; a reflection.
  • # Visible or perceptible presentation; appearance; something perceived.
  • #* (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • Wit,the faculty of imagination in the writer, which searches over all the memory for the species or ideas of those things which it designs to represent.
  • #* (Isaac Newton) (1642-1727)
  • the species of the letters illuminated with indigo and violet
  • # A public spectacle or exhibition.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • (label) Either of the two elements of the Eucharist after they have been consecrated, so named because they retain the image of the bread and wine before their transubstantiation into the body and blood of Christ.
  • Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.
  • * (John Arbuthnot) (1667-1735)
  • There was, in the splendour of the Roman empire, a less quantity of current species in Europe than there is now.
  • A component part of compound medicine; a simple.
  • An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; especially, one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.
  • Usage notes

    * (specie) is a separate word that means coin money, not the singular version of (species). * See (species name).

    Derived terms

    * chemical species * endangered species * microspecies * ring species * subspecies

    See also

    * family * genus * kingdom * order * phylum * race * variety * binomial nomenclature

    community

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia community) (communities)
  • A group sharing a common understanding and often the same language, manners, tradition and law. See civilization.
  • * Hallam
  • Burdens upon the poorer classes of the community .
  • * Wordsworth
  • Creatures that in communities exist.
    A community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime (Oscar Wilde)
  • A commune, or residential or religious collective.
  • The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Joseph Stiglitz)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=19, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Globalisation is about taxes too , passage=It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today – with America standing out in the forefront and the UK not far behind.}}
  • (ecology) A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.
  • (internet) A group of people interacting by electronic means for social, professional, educational or other purposes; a virtual community.
  • (obsolete) Common possession or enjoyment; participation.
  • * (John Locke)
  • The original community of all things.
  • * (Washington Irving)
  • An unreserved community of thought and feeling.
  • (obsolete) common character; likeness.
  • * H. Spencer
  • The essential community of nature between organic growth and inorganic growth.
  • (obsolete) commonness; frequency
  • * Shakespeare
  • Eyes sick and blunted with community .

    Derived terms

    * community service * community spirit

    References

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