Definition of polygenesist in English:

polygenesist

Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪˈdʒɛnɪsɪst/

noun

Anthropology
  • Polygenist.

adjective

Anthropology
  • Polygenist.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Temple Bar. Alteration of polygenist, after monogenesist.