from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. offspring or descendants.
- n. result of a creative effort
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Descendants of the human kind, or offspring of other animals; children; offspring; race, lineage.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the immediate descendants of a person
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)
From Old French progenie, from Latin progenies. (Wiktionary)