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Definition of analogue:

  1. A species in one genus or group having its characters parallel, one by one, with those of another group.
  2. A species or genus in one country closely related to a species of the same genus, or a genus of the same group, in another: such species are often called representative species, and such genera, representative genera.
  3. A word in one language corresponding with one in another; an analogous term; as, the Latin pater is the analogue of the English father.
  4. An organ which is equivalent in its functions to a different organ in another species or group, or even in the same group; as, the gill of a fish is the analogue of a lung in a quadruped, although the two are not of like structural relations.
  5. That which is analogous to, or corresponds with, some other thing.

Synonyms:

parallel of latitude, latitude, congener, parallel, line of latitude, elongate, correlative, linear, correspondent, counterpart, match, same, one-dimensional, analog, running, additive, correlate.

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