Dictionary.com

polygenetic

[ pol-ee-juh-net-ik ]
/ ˌpɒl i dʒəˈnɛt ɪk /
Save This Word!

adjective
Biology. relating to or exhibiting polygenesis.
having many or several different sources of origin.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of polygenetic

First recorded in 1860–65; poly- + -genetic

OTHER WORDS FROM polygenetic

pol·y·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use polygenetic in a sentence

FEEDBACK