Friday, December 12, 2014


Generic [ juh'-NER-ik  ]
 noun, adjective ]
 1. (adj.) general or pertaining to all the numbers of a genus
2. (adj.) referring or applicable to both male and female
3. (adj.) not having trademark registration
4. (n.) a term that is general in nature
5. (n.) a wine made from two or more varieties of grapes and does not carry the name of any specific grape
 Basmati has become a generic name for long grained aromatic rice after the declaration of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.