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progenitive

[proh-jen-i-tiv] /proʊˈdʒɛn ɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
capable of having offspring; reproductive.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; progenit(or) + -ive
Related forms
progenitiveness, noun
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  • His family life is impeccably monogamous and progenitive.
British Dictionary definitions for progenitive

progenitive

/prəʊˈdʒɛnɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
capable of bearing offspring
Derived Forms
progenitiveness, noun
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