One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Denoting a substance that produces something.‘oxygen’‘allergen’
Denoting a substance or plant that is produced.‘cultigen’
Via French -gène from Greek genēs ‘-born, of a specified kind’, from gen- (root of gignomai ‘be born, become’, genos ‘a kind’).
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