monogene

adjective
mono·​gene

Definition of monogene

geology
: built up by a single eruption or by an uninterrupted succession of eruptions

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History and Etymology for monogene

International Scientific Vocabulary mon- + Greek -genēs born; probably originally formed as German monogen

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“Monogene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monogene. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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