Etymology: (term, xeno-, Xeno-, lang=en) (from Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=xénos, , foreign, strangerly, lang=grc)) + (term, genesis, lang=en) (from (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=génesis, , creation, manner of birth, origin, source, lang=el)).
- A foreign origin or source.
- (biology) The production of an offspring that is unlike either of its parents.
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