meaning of -genous

-genous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

word-forming factor definition "generating, making, yielding;" see -gen + -ous. In modern structures, making adjectives corresponding to words in -gen. In some older terms, from Lat Latin -genus, from Latin -gena "born" (for instance native).


-genous meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix signifying producing, producing; because, alkaligenous; endogenous.


-genous meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix signifying making, yielding; because, alkaligenous; endogenous.