monogenesis

noun
mono·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce monogenesis (audio) \

Definition of monogenesis

: origin of diverse individuals or kinds (as of language) by descent from a single ancestral individual or kind

First Known Use of monogenesis

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monogenesis

New Latin

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“Monogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monogenesis. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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