progeny


progeny
I noun bloodline, brood, children, descendants, family, fruit, heirs, issue, line, lineage, offspring, posterity, progenies, scions, seed, sons, stock, succeeding generations, tribe, young II index child, children, descendant, family (household), offspring, posterity, succession

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  • Progeny — can refer to: *A genetic descendant or offspring *An academic progeny (see student);Other uses *Progeny Linux Systems * Progeny (Stargate Atlantis) an episode of the television series Stargate Atlantis * Progeny a song on the Celtic Frost album… …   Wikipedia

  • Progeny — Prog e*ny, n. [OE. progenie, F. prog[ e]nie, fr. L. progenies, fr. progignere. See {Progenitor}.] Descendants of the human kind, or offspring of other animals; children; offspring; race, lineage. Issued from the progeny of kings. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • progeny — progeny. См. потомство. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • progeny — c.1300, from O.Fr. progenie (13c.), from L. progenies descendants, offspring, from progignere beget, from pro forth (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + gignere to produce, beget (see GENUS (Cf. genus)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • progeny — *offspring, young, issue, descendant, posterity Antonyms: progenitor …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • progeny — [n] offspring begats, breed, children, descendants, family, get*, issue, kids*, lineage, posterity, progeniture, race, scions, seed, stock, young; concepts 296,414 Ant. parent …   New thesaurus

  • progeny — ► NOUN (treated as sing. or pl. ) ▪ offspring. ORIGIN Old French progenie, from Latin progignere beget …   English terms dictionary

  • progeny — [präj′ə nē] n. pl. progenies [ME progenie < MFr < L progenies, descent, lineage, race, family < progignere: see PROGENITOR] children, descendants, or offspring collectively; issue …   English World dictionary

  • Progeny — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Progeny est le mot anglais signifiant progéniture : Progeny Debian, une distribution commerciale de Ian Murdock du projet Debian, et du Linux Core… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • progeny — [[t]prɒ̱ʤəni[/t]] 1) N PLURAL: usu with poss You can refer to a person s children or to an animal s young as their progeny. [FORMAL] Davis was never loquacious on the subject of his progeny. Syn: offspring 2) N PLURAL: usu with poss The progeny… …   English dictionary


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