Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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Category (Page: 227)
Cat"e*go*ry (?), n.;
The categories or predicaments -- the former a Greek word, the latter its literal translation in the Latin language -- were intended by Aristotle and his followers as an enumeration of all things capable of being named; an enumeration by the summa genera i.e., the most extensive classes into which things could be distributed. J. S. Mill.
There is in modern literature a whole class of writers standing within the same category. De Quincey.