progenitor

  • 1 Progenitor — Pro*gen i*tor, n. [OF. progeniteur, L. progenitor, fr. progignere, progenitum, to bring forth, to beget; pro forth + gignere to beget. See {Gender} kind.] An ancestor in the direct line; a forefather. [1913 Webster] And reverence thee their great …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 progenitor — PROGENITÓR s. m. (biol.) strămoş, străbun. (< engl., lat. progenitor) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

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  • 3 progenitor — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. progenitour (mid 14c.), O.Fr. progeniteur, from L. progenitorem (nom. progenitor) ancestor, agent noun from progenitus, pp. of progignere (see PROGENY (Cf. progeny)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 progenitor — progenitor, ra (Del lat. progenĭtor, ōris). 1. m. y f. Pariente en línea recta ascendente de una persona. 2. m. pl. El padre y la madre …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 5 progenitor — 1. padre o antepasado. 2. alguien o algo que origina o precede; precursor. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 6 progenitor — I noun ancestor, antecedent, antecessor, begettor, forebear, forefather, foregoer, forerunner, genitor, origin, parens, parent, precursor, predecessor, primogenitor, procreator, sire, source II index ancestor, ascendant, derivation …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 progenitor — |ô| s. m. 1. Ascendente; procriador, pai. • progenitores s. m. pl. 2. Pais, avós, antepassados …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 8 progenitor — *ancestor, forefather, forebear Antonyms: progeny …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 progenitor — ► NOUN 1) an ancestor or parent. 2) the originator of an artistic, political, or intellectual movement. DERIVATIVES progenitorial adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from progignere beget …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 progenitor — [prō jen′ə tər, prəjen′ə tər; prō jen′ətôr΄, prə jen′ətôr΄] n. [ME progenitour < MFr progeniteur < pp. of progignere, to beget < pro , forth + gignere, to beget: see PRO 2 & GENUS] 1. a forefather; ancestor in direct line 2. a source… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 progenitor — (Del lat. progignere , engendrar.) ► sustantivo 1 Pariente en línea recta ascendente de una persona. ► sustantivo masculino plural 2 El padre y la madre de una persona: ■ sus progenitores le ayudaron a realizar sus sueños. SINÓNIMO [padres] * * * …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 12 progenitor — [[t]proʊʤe̱nɪtə(r)[/t]] progenitors 1) N COUNT: usu with poss A progenitor of someone is a direct ancestor of theirs. [FORMAL] He was also a progenitor of seven presidents of Nicaragua. Syn: forefather 2) N COUNT: usu with poss The progenitor of… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 progenitor — progenitorial /proh jen i tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. progenitorship, n. /proh jen i teuhr/, n. 1. a biologically related ancestor: a progenitor of the species. 2. a person or thing that first indicates a direction, originates something, or serves …

    Universalium

  • 14 progenitor — {{#}}{{LM P31795}}{{〓}} {{SynP32558}} {{[}}progenitor{{]}}, {{[}}progenitora{{]}} ‹pro·ge·ni·tor, to·ra› {{《}}▍ s.{{》}} Ascendiente directo de una persona, especialmente referido a los padres. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} De progignere (engendrar) …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 15 progenitor — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French progenitour, from Latin progenitor, from progignere to beget, from pro forth + gignere to beget more at kin Date: 14th century 1. a. an ancestor in the direct line ; forefather b. a biologically… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 Progenitor — Virus T Le Virus T est un virus fictif provenant de la série Resident Evil. Sa particularité est de transformer les êtres humains en zombies cannibales. Créé par Umbrella Corporation, le Virus T est un bactériophage T (virus n infectant que… …

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  • 17 progenitor — noun /pɹəʊˈdʒɛn.ɪ.tə,pɹəˈdʒɛn.ə.tə,pɹoʊˈdʒɛn.ɪ.tɚ,pɹəˈdʒɛn.ə.tɚ/ a) A forefather, any of a persons direct ancestors Abraham alias Ibrahim is the progenitor of both the Jewish and Arab peoples. b) An individual from whom one or more people… …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 progenitor — pro|gen|i|tor [prəuˈdʒenıtə US prouˈdʒenıtər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: progignere to produce young ] 1.) formal someone who first thought of an idea progenitor of ▪ a progenitor of cubism 2.) technical a person or animal that lived in …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 progenitor — UK [prəʊˈdʒenɪtə(r)] / US [proʊˈdʒenɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms progenitor : singular progenitor plural progenitors very formal 1) a) a person in your family who was born a long time ago b) a parent 2) someone who has the original idea for… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 progenitor — [prə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪtə] noun 1》 an ancestor or parent. 2》 the originator of an artistic, political, or intellectual movement. Derivatives progenitorial adjective Origin ME: from OFr. progeniteur, from L. progenitor, from progenit , progignere beget ,… …

    English new terms dictionary


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