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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: homogeneus, from Greek, from homos ( HOMO-) + genos 'type'

homogeneous

adjective
     
ho‧mo‧ge‧ne‧ous also ho.mo.ge.nous
consisting of people or things that are all of the same type [↪ heterogeneous]:
a homogeneous society
homogeneously adverb

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