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n. pl. gen·e·ses (-sēz′)
1. The coming into being of something; the origin. See Synonyms at beginning.
2. Genesis See Table at Bible.
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
a beginning or origin of anything
[Old English: via Latin from Greek; related to Greek gignesthai to be born]
(Bible) the first book of the Old Testament recounting the events from the Creation of the world to the sojourning of the Israelites in Egypt
gen•e•sis(ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)
n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
an origin, creation, or beginning.
[1595–1605; < Latin < Greek génesis origin, source, derivative (with -sis -sis) of gígnesthai to beget]
Gen•e•sis(ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)
the first book of the Bible, dealing with the Creation and the patriarchs.
a combining form of genesis: parthenogenesis.
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|Noun||1.||genesis - a coming into being |
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
|2.||Genesis - the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers|
Babel, Tower of Babel - (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
n. génesis, acto de creación, reproducción y desarrollo.