Definition of CONGENER


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character ;

  • 3. (

    ) a whole (a thing or person) of the same kind or category as another; "lard was also used, though its congener, butter, was more frequently employed"; "the American shopkeeper differs from his European congener" ;

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