het·​er·​og·​e·​ny ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-jə-nē How to pronounce heterogeny (audio)
: a heterogeneous collection or group

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heterogeny was in 1838

Dictionary Entries Near heterogeny

Cite this Entry

“Heterogeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterogeny. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!