Polygenetic mountain range
Polygenetic Pol`y*ge*net"ic, a. 1. Having many distinct sources; originating at various places or times. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to polygenesis; polyphyletic. [1913 Webster]

{Polygenetic mountain range} (Geol.), one which is composite, or consists of two or more monogenetic ranges, each having had its own history of development. --Dana. [1913 Webster]


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