Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A suffix used in scientific words in the sense of producing, generating: as, amphigen, amidogen, halogen.
  • A suffix meaning produced, generated.

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  • suffix A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek -γενής (genēs, "producer of")

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