heterogeny

noun
het·​er·​og·​e·​ny | \ ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-jə-nē How to pronounce heterogeny (audio) \

Definition of heterogeny

: a heterogeneous collection or group

First Known Use of heterogeny

1838, in the meaning defined above

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