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progenitormore about progenitor


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Progenitor  \Pro*gen"i*tor\,  n.  [OF.  progeniteur  L.  progenitor, 
  fr  progignere  progenitum  to  bring  forth,  to  beget;  pro 
  forth  +  gignere  to  beget.  See  {Gender}  kind.] 
  An  ancestor  in  the  direct  line  a  forefather. 
  And  reverence  thee  their  great  progenitor.  --Milton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  ancestor  in  the  direct  line  [syn:  {primogenitor}] 

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