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Words from "genos" and "geneos" < Greek, meaning "race" or "family." Words from "genus" and "generus" < Latin meaning "birth," "race," "kind," "tribe."

genealogy

(n) record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry

genocide

(n) systematic killing of a racial or cultural group

genre

(n) a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

gentry

(n) the most powerful members of a society

genteel

(adj) well-mannered; refined; polite

heterogeneous

(adj) consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; Composed of different kinds, diverse

homogeneous

(adj) all of the same or similar kind or nature; uniform

generation

(n) all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age;

degenerate

(v) to become worse in quality; deteriorate; (noun)depraved or corrupt person

genus

(n) a classification grouping that contains similar, closely related organisms

regenerate

(adj) re-establish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

generic

(adj) common, widespread, general

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