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This ROOT-WORD is GEN (genus) meaning RACE & KIND OF. The science of genetics has opened up a world of thought and knowledge of man. Naturally, in order to learn and follow, the vocabulary must keep pace with the developments and knowledge attained. All growth and development are accompanied by language, and keeping pace with the language is the purpose of this book. Every new thought has a ROOT to unlock its treasures. The ROOT itself becomes a treasure to be cherished. He who has no ROOT stays out!


1. Genarch : GEN arch (jen’ ark) n.

Head of family; tribe, or race


2. Gendarme : GEN darme (zhan darm’) n.

Cavalry man in command of a squad


3. Gender : GEN der (jen’ der) n.

Kind; sort; sex - masculine, feminine, neuter


4. Genitals : GEN itals (jen’ i tals) n.

The reproductive organs


5. Genealogy : GEN ealogy (jee nee al’ o jee) n.

The study of family lines; pedigree


6. Genealogy : GEN ealogist (jee nee at’ o jist) n.

One who traces genealogies


7. Gene : GEN e (jene) n.

One of the elements in hereditary development


8. Genius : GEN ius (jee’ nyus) n.

Great natural endowment; as, Milton was a genius


9. Generable : GEN erable (jen’ e ral) adj.

Can be generated


10. General : GEN er al (jen’ e ral) adj.

Relating to all kinds; as, a general thing



11. Generic : GEN eric (je ner’ ik) adj.

Belonging to race or kind; as, a generic name


12. Genesis : GEN esis (jen’ e sis) n.

Development into being


14. Genetics : GEN etics (je net’ iks) n.

The study of heredity


15. Genre : GEN re (zhan’ re) n.

A species; a kind; a type


16. Genuine : GEN uine (jen’ yu win) adj.

Pure; unalloyed; as, a genuine ruby


17. Genus : GEN us (jene’ us) n.

Stock; category; classification


18. Genial : GEN ial (jee’ nyal) adj.

Favorable to growth; kindly; as, a genial person


19. Progeny : pro GEN y (proj’ e nee) n.

Offspring; descendants; children


20. Indigenous : indi GEN ous (in dij’ e nus) adj.

Inborn; innate

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