Progenitor

A progenitor is a person or thing from which others are descended or originate. For example, it is used to refer to the ancestor who started the line of a noble family. In a wider sense today it is used to refer to the person who originates a movement or way of life. == Genealogy == The progenitor (Stammvater or Ahnherr) is the (sometimes legendar...
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progenitor

[n] - an ancestor in the direct line
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Progenitor

• (n.) An ancestor in the direct line; a forefather.
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progenitor

primogenitor noun an ancestor in the direct line
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Progenitor

Pro·gen'i·tor noun [ Old French progeniteur , Latin progenitor , from progignere , progenitum , to bring forth, to beget; pro forth + gignere to beget. See Gender kind.] An ancestor in the direct line; a forefather. « And reverence thee their ...
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progenitor

A precursor, ancestor; one who begets. ... Origin: L. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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progenitor

founder of a family, ancestor.
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progenitor

Type: Term Pronunciation: prō-jen′i-tŏr, -tōr Definitions: 1. A precursor, ancestor; one who begets.
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