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polygenesis definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1882 development from more than one source

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the (usu. postulated) origination of a race or species from several independent stocks. Derivatives: polygenetic adj.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Polygenesis Pol`y*gen"e*sis (-j[e^]n"[-e]*s[i^]s), Polygeny Po*lyg"e*ny (p[-o]*l[i^]j"[-e]*n[y^]), n. [Poly- + genesis, or root of Gr. gi`gnesqai to be born.] (Biol.) The theory that living organisms originate in cells or embryos of different kinds, instead of coming from a single cell; -- opposed to monogenesis.



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