from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The terminal element in some words of Latin origin, meaning ‘-born,’ as in
indigenous, born within a country, amnigenous, river-born, montigenous, mountain-born, etc.
- noun The termination of adjectives from nouns in -gen, as in acrogenous, nitrogenous, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A suffix signifying producing, yielding
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