Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A begetting or birth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A begetting, or birth.

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  • noun procreation
  • noun ancestry, lineage
  • noun offspring, progeny

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Examples

  • Although the three of us belonged to three different unions, our own language of discourse enabled us to trace our progeniture to one political commune.

    ANC Today

  • Mais finalement Maman Pinku se leve et decide d'emmener sa progeniture a son rendez vous ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Although the three of us belonged to three different unions, our own language of discourse enabled us to trace our progeniture to one political commune.

    ANC Today

  • We understood that this common progeniture beckoned us to bend every effort towards forging worker unity.

    ANC Today

  • We understood that this common progeniture beckoned us to bend every effort towards forging worker unity.

    ANC Today

  • From an evolutionary point of view: since symmetrical and better proportionned children will evolve into attractive adults and will mate other attractives with superior genes gene that confer their host a socio biological advantage it only make sense for them to care more about their progeniture since they are more “valuable”.

    Study: Ugly Children Get Shortchanged by Parents

  • Women who have children of a tender age go at these operations with their progeniture upon the back, after the manner of negro peoples.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 664, September 22,1888

  • And the basic idea of every clan's progeniture is a powerful

    The Negro

  • It will be the parent of a long progeniture, and distant councils of the Empire may, in some far-off time, look back to the meeting in this room as the root from which all their greatness and all their beneficence sprang.

    Our Imperial Relations

  • The Provençal peasant is as hard-headed and practical as a Scottish miner, and if left alone by the fairies would produce no imaginative effect whatever upon his generation; but in his progeniture he is more preposterously afflicted with changelings than any of his fellows the world over, which, though ethnologically an entirely new proposition, accounts for a singular number of things and _inter alia_ for my dragon-fly friend, Aristide Pujol.

    The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

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