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GROUP

1. A cluster, crowd, or throng; an assemblage, either of persons or things, collected without any regular form or arrangement; as, a group of men or of trees; a group of isles. 2. An assemblage of objects in a determined order or relation, or having some resemblance or general quality; as, groups of strata. 3. A variously limited assemblage of animals or planta, having some resemblance, or general characteristics in form or structure. The term has various uses, and may be made to include determined species of a genus, or a intact genus, or determined genera, or even different orders. 4. A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc, notes joined at the stems; sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a little short notes. Origin: F groupe, It. Gruppo, groppo, cluster, bunch, packet, group; of G. Origin: cf. G. Krepf craw, crop, tumour, bunch. See Crop. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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