AskDefine | Define homogenous

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homogenous adj : all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group" [syn: homogeneous] [ant: heterogeneous]

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According to The Oxford Guide to English Usage, 'homogenous' is a frequent error for homogeneous.


  1. Having the same genetic structure; exhibiting homogeny
  2. Having the same consistency and contents throughout; uniform or homogeneous
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