American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One born of, begotten by, or derived from another; an offspring or a descendant.
- n. Offspring or descendants considered as a group.
- n. A result of creative effort; a product.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Descent; lineage; family; ancestry.
- n. Children; offspring, whether of the human kind or of the lower animals; descendants.
- n. Synonyms Issue, Posterity, etc. See offspring.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Descendants of the human kind, or offspring of other animals; children; offspring; race, lineage.
- n. the immediate descendants of a person
- From Old French progenie, from Latin progenies. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English progeni, from Old French progenie, from Latin prōgeniēs, from prōgignere, to beget; see progenitor. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“At least one parent should be a U.S. citizen before the progeny is eligible would be my opinion.”
“The New York Times in July reported that a handful of breeders in Switzerland, Britain and possibly other countries have imported semen and embryos from cloned animals or their progeny from the United States, seeking to create more consistently plump and productive livestock.”
“It looks as if the answer you will get is that if an engineer designs an object that is self maintaining, able to supply its own energy needs and has reproductive and information storage capacity, then one will get a succession of progeny from the initial design.”
“My opinion of Severus and his progeny is that they were active contributors to every problem that afflicted the long-suffering people of the empire.”
“It describes a celebration to honour famous progeny from the dust bowl province.”
“I suspect the scrofula, and consumption, to arise in the young progeny from the debility of the lymphatic and venous absorption produced in the parent by this innutritious fossile stimulus.”
“a viviparous offspring without sexual intercourse for nine or ten successive generations; and then the progeny is both male and female, which cohabit, and from these new females are produced eggs, which endure the winter; the same process probably occurs in many other insects.p. The potent wish in the productive hour”
“It's attracted praise from every quarter: from tabloids like The Daily Mail ( "an impressive debut for such a young performer") and People "insanely catchy ... a stunning, high-octane production that leaves little doubt that this precocious Hollywood progeny is the real deal" to typically snotty sites like Gawker ( "And, honestly?”
“Dáa al-Fíl (Elephantine Evil), i.e. Elephantiasis and that the days between the beginning of the flow (Sabíl) to that of coition shows the age when the progeny will be attacked; for instance if it take place on the first day, the disease will appear in the tenth year, on the fourth the fortieth and so on.”
“Things have not been going so well on the political front for the advocates of intelligent design a k a the progeny of creationism.”
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Words found in the works of Ezra Pound
â€œthat which produces,â€
Gk. genÃ©s 'born, produced';
L. genus, 'kin')
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