progenitress


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progenitress

(prəʊˈdʒɛnɪtrəs) or

progenitrix

n
(Biology) a female progenitor (parent or ancestor)
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When Desi does speak, it is not with the passion and force of her theatrical progenitress.
Matricuaria" is an unusual word that comes from "matrix" and can be used to mean progenitress.