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homogeneous (adj.)

1640s, from Medieval Latin homogeneus, from Greek homogenes "of the same kind," from homos "same" (see homo- (1)) + genos "kind, gender, race, stock" (from PIE root *gene- "give birth, beget," with derivatives referring to procreation and familial and tribal groups). Earlier in this sense was homogeneal (c. 1600). Related: Homogeneously; homogeneousness.

updated on April 25, 2017

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Definitions of homogeneous from WordNet

homogeneous (adj.)
all of the same or similar kind or nature;
a close-knit homogeneous group
Synonyms: homogenous
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