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procreant

[proh-kree-uh nt] /ˈproʊ kri ənt/
adjective
1.
procreating or generating:
a sufficiently procreant breed of fish; a procreant cause.
2.
pertaining to procreation.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin prōcreant- (stem of prōcreāns), present participle of prōcreāre to breed. See procreate, -ant
Related forms
unprocreant, adjective
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Word Origin and History for procreant
adj.

"fruitful," 1580s, from Latin procreantem (nominative procreans), present participle of procreare "to beget" (see procreation). As a noun from c.1600.

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