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prog·e·ny

 (prŏj′ə-nē)
n. pl. progeny or prog·e·nies
1.
a. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
b. A child or children of a parent or parents: claimed to be the progeny of the king.
c. A person's descendants considered as a group.
2. A result or product: lies that were the progeny of fear.

[Middle English progeni, from Old French progenie, from Latin prōgeniēs, from prōgignere, to beget; see progenitor.]

progeny

(ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. the immediate descendant or descendants of a person, animal, etc
2. a result or outcome
[C13: from Latin prōgeniēs lineage; see progenitor]

prog•e•ny

(ˈprɒdʒ ə ni)

n., pl. -ny, for plants or animals, -nies.
1.
a. offspring collectively; children.
b. (broadly) descendants.
2. something that originates or results from something else; outcome; issue.
[1250–1300; Middle English progenie < Middle French < Latin prōgeniēs offspring =prō- pro-1 + gen-, base of gignere to beget (akin to kin) + -iēs feminine n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.progeny - the immediate descendants of a personprogeny - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
baby - the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
by-blow, illegitimate, illegitimate child, love child, whoreson, bastard - the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
child, kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
eldest, firstborn - the offspring who came first in the order of birth
grandchild - a child of your son or daughter
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
heir, successor - a person who inherits some title or office

progeny

noun
1. children, family, young, issue, offspring, descendants They set aside funds to ensure the welfare of their progeny.
2. race, stock, breed, posterity (archaic), seed (chiefly biblical), lineage, scions They claimed to be the progeny of Genghis Khan.

progeny

noun
1. One descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:
2. A group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:
Translations

progeny

[ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ] Nprogenie f

progeny

[ˈprɒdʒəni] n
(= child) → progéniture f
[animal] → progéniture f

progeny

progeny

[ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ] n (frm) → progenie f, discendenti mpl

prog·e·ny

n. descendencia, prole.
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