Definition of Prepotent

1. a. Very powerful; superior in force, influence, or authority; predominant.



Definition of Prepotent

1. Adjective. Very powerful; superior in force, influence, or authority; predominant. ¹

2. Adjective. (biology) Characterized by prepotency. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prepotent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prepotent

prepossesses
prepossessing
prepossessingly
prepossession
prepossessions
prepossessor
prepossessors
preposterate
preposterous
preposterously
preposterousness
prepostor
prepostors
prepotencies
prepotency
prepotent (current term)
prepotential
prepotentials
prepotently
prepped
prepper
preppers
preppie
preppier
preppies
preppiest
preppily
preppiness
preppinesses
prepping

Literary usage of Prepotent

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"(15) B. Darwinii is prepotent in f and c of spines and in h, f, ... is prepotent in h and f of stems, in h of spines, in h, f, and c of leaves, ..."

2. The Divine Pedigree of Man, Or, The Testimony of Evolution and Psychology to by Thomson Jay Hudson (1899)
"The prepotent Agency of Physical Development and of Human Progress. — A Complete Law of Evolution thus exemplified in the Monera. ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1906)
"Thus it is that prepotent sires produce uniformity in the stud, herd or flock. ... The importance, therefore, of possessing good and prepotent sires, ..."

4. The Trotting and the Pacing Horse in America by Hamilton Busbey (1904)
"CHAPTER XVI prepotent SONS OF HAMBLETONIAN, INCLUDING GEORGE WILKES Alexander s Abdallah THE first of ..."

5. The Trotting and the Pacing Horse in America by Hamilton Busbey (1904)
"CHAPTER XVI prepotent SONS OF HAMBLETONIAN, INCLUDING GEORGE WILKES Alexander s Abdallah THE first of ..."

6. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"There have been many animals that were prepotent in certain characters, or even in many characters. From the standpoint of the practical breeder there is ..."

7. The Poetical Works of Robert Southey by Robert Southey (1845)
"No Dragon does there need for thee With quintessential sting to work alarms, prepotent guardian of thy fruitage fine, Thou vegetable Porcupine ! ..."

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