homogeneous ADJECTIVE 1) of the same kind. 2) consisting of parts all of the same kind.
DERIVATIVES homogeneity noun homogeneously adverb homogeneousness noun.
ORIGIN Greek homogens, from homos 'same' + genos 'race, kind' .

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