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generable

[jen-er-uh-buh l] /ˈdʒɛn ər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being generated or produced.
Origin of generable
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin generābil(is) creative, productive, equivalent to gener(āre) to beget, produce (see gender2) + -ābilis -able
Related forms
generability, generableness, noun
ungenerable, adjective
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Historical Examples
  • The generable cosmos, therefore, was generated from the ingenerable Fire.

    Simon Magus George Robert Stow Mead
  • It is also ungenerable; for, if generable, there will be a possibility that at some time or other it did not exist.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Those things which are destructible, are all of them generable and changeable (γεννητὰ καὶ ἀλλοιωτὰ πάντα).

    Aristotle George Grote
  • The world moreover was generable, and had been generated from the manifested energy of the Fire.

    Simon Magus George Robert Stow Mead
British Dictionary definitions for generable

generable

/ˈdʒɛnərəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be generated
Word Origin
C15: from Late Latin generābilis, from Latin generāre to beget
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Word Origin and History for generable
adj.

mid-15c., from Latin generabilis, from generare (see generation).

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