noun, plural gen·e·ses [jen-uh-seez] /ˈdʒɛn əˌsiz/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM genesishy·per·gen·e·sis, noun
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The majority of men content themselves with the grain of rice sown in the first chapter of all the Geneses.Seraphita|Honore de Balzac
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noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
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n. pl. gen•e•ses (-sēz′)
Cultural definitions for geneses
The first book of the Old Testament; its first words are “In the beginning” (genesis is a Greek word for “beginning”). It covers the time from the beginning of the world through the days of the patriarchs, including the stories of the Creation, Adam and Eve, the Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah and the Flood, God's covenant with Abraham, Abraham and Isaac, Jacob and Esau, and Joseph and his brothers.