Simple Definition of progeny
: a person who comes from a particular parent or family : the child or descendant of someone
: the young of an animal or plant
: something that is the product of something else
Examples of progeny
Many Americans are the progeny of immigrants.
The small plants are the progeny of an oak tree.
Their work is the progeny of many earlier studies.
Origin of progeny
Middle English progenie, from Anglo-French, from Latin progenies, from progignere
First Known Use: 14th century
Medical Definition of progeny
: offspring of animals or plants
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