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 Dictionary entry overview: What does progenitor mean? 

  The noun PROGENITOR has 1 sense:

1. an ancestor in the direct line

  Familiarity information: PROGENITOR used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1progenitor [BACK TO TOP]


An ancestor in the direct line

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


primogenitor; progenitor

Hypernyms ("progenitor" is a kind of...):

ancestor; antecedent; ascendant; ascendent; root (someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "progenitor"):

genitor (a natural father or mother)

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