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See also Genesis
From Latin genesis (“generation, nativity”), from Ancient Greek γένεσις (genesis, “origin, source, beginning, nativity, generation, production, creation”), from γίγνεσθαι second aor. γενέσθαι (“to be produced, become, be”).
genesis (plural geneses)
- The origin, start, or point at which something comes into being.
- Some point to the creation of the Magna Carta as the genesis of English common law.
the origin, start, or point at which something comes into being
- genesis in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- genesis in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911