Definition of ANALOGOUS

Adjective : ANALOGOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar; "brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar" ;

  • 2. (

    ) corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin; "the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous" ;

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