Definition of GENERIC

noun : GENERIC

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) wine that does not meet the minimum qualifications and standards for use of a designation by appellation of origin (where the grapes are grown) or by varietal content; may only be labeled by proprietary (made-up) name, by general color (such as `vin rouge', `vino rosso', `rotwein', `red wine', etc.), or by general class (as `vin ordinaire', `vin de table', `vino da tavola', `tafelwein', `table wine', etc.) ;

  • 2. (

    ) any product that can be sold without a brand name ;

Adjective : GENERIC

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus; "the generic name" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (of drugs) not protected by trademark; "`Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'" ;

  • 3. (

    ) applicable to an entire class or group; "is there a generic Asian mind?" ;


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