progenitor

[ proh-jen-i-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF progenitor

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROGENITOR

The zany was progenitor to the specialist in humor, as we to-day have the unhappiness to know him.

From every grave where a progenitor slept, he had heard a parent's voice.

It was the progenitor and type of all later non-rigid dirigibles.

No scholar has ever pretended that Canaan was the progenitor of the negro race.

His brother William was the progenitor of the Murrays of Abercairnie.

Do you think it is agreeable to me to be the progenitor of a race of nobodies?

It is to have Tyranny as your progenitor, and slavery as your prenatal cradle.

Space is the progenitor of mind and is continually identified with mind.

The Irish say he settled in Scotland, and was progenitor of the Campbells.

She is the progenitor of the whole flock, and her strain is the kind I need.

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