progenitrix

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progenitrix

n (form)Vorfahrin f, → Ahne f
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Influenced by this tale of a boy saved by a she-wolf who became his mate and the progenitrix of the Turk people, they interpreted the limbs carved on the monument as part of "an oddly but clearly depicted human figure" under the wolf's torso.
Following the prophet Jeremiah, who raised Rachel into a symbol of exile and redemption, the author of Ruth also seems to have raised Rachel to Leah's coequal as progenitrix of the nation.
In the classic Heian period, the court would travel to Ise to visit the shrine to the Sun Goddess and imperial progenitrix Amaterasu.
my progenitrix name bears the substance, in obsolescence fading from
Physically, the Queen of Perelandra manifests the perpetual novelty of Maleldil's creative activity: she possesses human form, though as Ransom soon realizes, she is the progenitrix of a new and independent species.
The Triumph of Fortitude further invites us to understand Haywood as an early progenitrix of all those who reject the dream that heterosexual marriage will one day incorporate autonomous maternal authority, and who choose instead to dream of maternal empowerment through female community.