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philoprogenitive

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adjective phil·o·pro·gen·i·tive \ˌfi-lə-prō-ˈje-nə-tiv\

Definition of philoprogenitive

  1. 1 :  tending to produce offspring :  prolific

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characterized by love of offspring

phil·o·pro·gen·i·tive·ness noun


Origin of philoprogenitive

phil- + Latin progenitus, past participle of progignere to beget — more at progenitor


First Known Use: 1865


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