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See definition of procreant on Dictionary.com
  • as inchildbearing
  • as infertile
  • as inprocreative
  • as inproliferous

synonyms for procreant

  • fertile
  • fruitful
  • procreative
  • expectant
  • expecting
  • gravid
  • pregnant

antonyms for procreant

MOST RELEVANT
  • barren
  • infertile
  • barren
  • impotent
  • sparse
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • fruitless
  • infertile
  • sterile
  • useless
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      How to use procreant in a sentence

      The male incubates and rears the young; and the procreant habits seem altogether like those of Rhea americana.
      ARGENTINE ORNITHOLOGY, VOLUME II (OF 2)P. L. SCLATER
      Seed time and harvest, as old as the procreant earth and as new as the latest sunrise, are his to conjure.
      THE APPLE-TREEL. H. BAILEY
      There was a time when the spring came on in a fulness, when the procreant impulse stirred awake.
      A WOMAN OF GENIUSMARY AUSTIN
      The strongest and most procreant contact is that which takes place between two creative minds.
      AUGUSTE RODINRAINER MARIA RILKE
      These squadrons use the carcase as a procreant cradle, and thus ensure the nourishment of the larvæ so soon as they are hatched.
      THE DWELLING HOUSEGEORGE VIVIAN POORE
      But he proved procreant and reared a goodly brood of sons and daughters—all much like himself, save one, the youngest son.
      LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOLUME 7ELBERT HUBBARD
      But this "procreant cradle" of a bird in the arms of the fanged desert growth softens its aspect a little.
      THE LAST HARVESTJOHN BURROUGHS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO PROCREANT

      • expectant
      • expecting
      • fertile
      • fruitful
      • gravid
      • pregnant
      • procreant
      • procreative
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