Monogenist Mo*nog"e*nist, n. (Anthropol.) One who maintains that the human races are all of one species; -- opposed to {polygenist}. [1913 Webster]

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  • monogenist — MONOGENÍST, Ă, monogenişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. (Adept) al monogenismului. – Din fr. monogéniste. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  monogeníst adj. m., s. m., pl. monogeníşti; …   Dicționar Român

  • Monogenist — (v. gr.), Einer, welcher nach der Angabe der Bibel den einheitlichen Ursprung der Menschheit, d.h. aller Menschen von einem ursprünglichen Menschenpaar, annimmt; im Gegensatz zu Polygenist, s.d. Diese Theorie heißt Monogenismus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • monogenist — See monogenism. * * * …   Universalium

  • monogenist — mo·nog·e·nist …   English syllables

  • monogenist — nə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mon + gen + ist : one who accepts the doctrine of monogenism …   Useful english dictionary

  • monogenism — monogenist, n. monogenistic, adj. /meuh noj euh niz euhm/, n. the theory that the human race has descended from a single pair of individuals or a single ancestral type. [1860 65; MONO + GEN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Historical definitions of race — The historical definition of race was an immutable and distinct type or species, sharing distinct racial characteristics such as constitution, temperament, and mental abilities. These races were not conceived as being related with each other, but …   Wikipedia

  • Historical race concepts — Race Classification Race (classification of humans) Genetics …   Wikipedia

  • Polygenist — Po*lyg e*nist ( n[i^]st), n. (Biol.) One who maintains that animals of the same species have sprung from more than one original pair; opposed to {monogenist}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Race (classification of human beings) — The term race or racial group usually refers to the concept of categorizing humans into populations or groups on the basis of various sets of characteristics. [ AAPA Statement on Biological Aspects of… …   Wikipedia

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