or GenY, Gen-Y
[ jen -wahy ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ˈwaɪ /
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Origin of Gen Y
OTHER WORDS FROM Gen YGen Y'er, noun
Definition for Gen Y (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “origin,” used in the formation of compound words:phylogeny.
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British Dictionary definitions for Gen Y
n combining form
indicating origin or manner of developmentphylogeny
Derived forms of -geny-genic, adj combining form
Word Origin for -geny
from Greek -geneia, from -genēs born
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Medical definitions for Gen Y
Production; generation; origin:ontogeny.
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