Definition of Progeny

1. Noun. The immediate descendants of a person. "He died without issue"




Definition of Progeny

1. n. Descendants of the human kind, or offspring of other animals; children; offspring; race, lineage.

Definition of Progeny

1. Noun. offspring or descendants. ¹

2. Noun. result of a creative effort ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Progeny

1. a descendant or offspring [n -NIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Progeny

progenerations
progenetic
progenies
progenitive
progenitiveness
progenitor
progenitors
progenitorship
progenitorships
progenitour
progenitress
progenitresses
progeniture
progenitures
progeny (current term)
progeria
progerias
progeric
progerin
progeroid
progestagen
progestagens
progesterex
progesterone
progesterones
progestin
progestins
progestogen

Literary usage of Progeny

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"The purpose is to secure accurate comparative yields of all the progeny rows. Later in the season, when the seed is ripe, the superior individuals are ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"50 Of the Colman cane fifty-one parents were compared with 1781 progeny. ... 0 1 Of the McLean cane forty parents were compared with 793 progeny. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
"To apply once more the words of Milton to our subject, there will be found "a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they ..."

4. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1906)
"The preponderance in properties in the progeny inherited from the sire will ... This explains why in the first instance of such mating, the progeny bear so ..."

5. Atlantic Journal and Friend of Knowledge by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1833)
"progeny, Urea- mayta. Begins to extend the empire greatly over Peru. 7. ... 8. Yupanqui III. or Roca, in 1527. Queen Micay. progeny ..."

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