Definition of Genetrix

1. a mother [n GENETRIXES or GENETRICES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genetrix

genetic variance
genetic vectors
genetical
genetically
genetically engineered
genetically modified
genetically modified organism
genetically modified organisms
geneticist
geneticists
genetics
genetive
genetives
genetotrophic
genetrix (current term)
genets
genette
genettes
geneva
genevas
genever
gengineer
gengineered
gengineering
gengineers
genial
genial tubercle
genialities
geniality

Literary usage of Genetrix

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... "mountain-birth" of Mithra . . . vice versa read The birth of Mithra from the petra genetrix and that of Christ in the "grotto" have nothing in common. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... a book of Latin verses containing sixteen hundred and ninety different anagrams on the words " Salvator, genetrix, Joseph," and the same number of ..."

3. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion by Jane Ellen Harrison (1903)
"... and as it were resume themselves again into the great monotheistic figure of Venus genetrix. We have noted evidence, very scattered and fragmentary, ..."

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