progeny

progeny

[proj-uh-nee]
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; 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)
 
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]

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progeny
c.1300, from O.Fr. progenie (13c.), from L. progenies "descendants, offspring," from progignere "beget," from pro- "forth" + gignere "to produce, beget."
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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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