[ pree-poht-nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF prepotent
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Such Dominants are a bi-sexual species in which the male is prepotent.

The Italian race is, I believe, prepotent in mixed marriages.

The mark of this prepotent previous man is left on the house from cellar to attic.

The famous bull Favourite is believed to have had a prepotent influence on the shorthorn race.

Thirdly, prepotency of transmission, which may be confined to one sex, or be common to both sexes of the prepotent form.

I suppose you will answer that the European forms are prepotent, but this is riding prepotency to death.

An ambiguous, prepotent figure had come to disturb the ancient, subtle, and jealously guarded balance of the English Constitution.

When two species are crossed, one has sometimes a prepotent power of impressing its likeness on the hybrid.

They are not of necessity midway between the two parents; one of the parents may be prepotent.

Probably no stock ever came here so gifted and prepotent as the French Huguenots.