Gen"u*ine (?), a. [L. genuinus,
fr. genere, gignere, to beget, in pass., to be born:
cf. F. génuine. See Gender.] Belonging to,
or proceeding from, the original stock; native; hence, not
counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real;
natural; true; pure; as, a genuine text; a genuine
production; genuine materials. "True, genuine
Syn. -- Authentic; real; true; pure; unalloyed;
unadulterated. See Authentic.
-- Gen"u*ine*ly, adv. --
The evidence, both internal and external, against the
genuineness of these letters, is overwhelming.