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xenogeny

xen·o·gen·e·sis
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zen-uh-jen-uh-sis, zee-nuh-]
    • /ˌzɛn əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzi nə-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zen-uh-jen-uh-sis, zee-nuh-]
    • /ˌzɛn əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzi nə-/

Definitions of xenogeny word

  • noun xenogeny heterogenesis (def 1). 1
  • noun xenogeny the supposed generation of offspring completely and permanently different from the parent. 1
  • abbreviation XENOGENY Xenogenesis. 1

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Origin of xenogeny

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70; xeno- + -genesis

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Parts of speech for Xenogeny

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

xenogeny popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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