Definition of monogenous in English:

monogenous

Pronunciation /məˈnɒdʒɪnəs/ /məˈnɒdʒ(ə)nəs/ /mɒˈnɒdʒɪnəs/

adjective

  • 1Biology Anthropology
    Having a single common origin, monophyletic; of or relating to monogenism. Now only in extended use (rare).

  • 2Mathematics
    rare = "monogenic".

  • 3Zoology
    = "monogenic".

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From mono- + -genous. Compare monogeneous, monogenetic, monogenic, and also monogenesis, monogenist, monogeny.