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gen·e·sis  (jn-ss)
n. pl. gen·e·ses (-sz)
1. The coming into being of something; the origin. See Synonyms at beginning.
2. Genesis Abbr. Gen. or Gn See Table at Bible.

[Latin, from Greek; see gen- in Indo-European roots.]

genesis  /dnss/  n.frml. -ses /siz/ 1 a beginning, origin: Many people disagree about the genesis of life. 2 Genesis: the first book of the Old Testament genesis

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