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progeny

[proj-uh-nee] /ˈprɒdʒ ə ni/
noun, plural progeny or, for plants or animals progenies.
1.
a descendant or offspring, as a child, plant, or animal.
2.
such descendants or offspring collectively.
3.
something that originates or results from something else; outcome; issue.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English progenie < Middle French < Latin prōgeniēs offspring, equivalent to prō- pro-1 + gen-, base of gignere to beget (akin to kin) + -iēs feminine noun suffix
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progeny

/ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
the immediate descendant or descendants of a person, animal, etc
2.
a result or outcome
Word Origin
C13: from Latin prōgeniēs lineage; see progenitor
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Word Origin and History for progenies'

progeny

n.

early 14c., from Old French progenie (13c.) and directly from Latin progenies "descendants, offspring, lineage, race, family," from stem of progignere "beget," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + gignere "to produce, beget" (see genus).

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progenies' in Medicine

progeny prog·e·ny (prŏj'ə-nē)
n. pl. progeny or prog·e·nies

  1. One born of, begotten by, or derived from another; an offspring or a descendant.

  2. Offspring or descendants considered as a group.

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