genesis


gen·e·sis

noun \ˈje-nə-səs\

: the beginning of something

plural gen·e·ses\-ˌsēz\

Full Definition of GENESIS

:  the origin or coming into being of something <the genesis of a new political movement>

Examples of GENESIS

  1. a book about the genesis of the civil rights movement
  2. <was present at the meeting which was later considered the genesis of the new political movement>

Origin of GENESIS

Latin, from Greek, from gignesthai to be born — more at kin
First Known Use: circa 1604

Genesis

noun

Definition of GENESIS

:  the mainly narrative first book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scriptures — see bible table

Origin of GENESIS

Greek
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

gen·e·sis

noun \ˈjen-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of GENESIS

: the origin or coming into being of something : the process or mode of origin

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