engenderer

noun
en·​gen·​der·​er | \ -d(ə)rə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of engenderer

: one that engenders : producer, precursor flies are often engenderers of disease

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History and Etymology for engenderer

Middle English engendrer, alteration (influenced by Middle English -er, -ere -er) of engendrour, from Middle French engendreur, from Old French engendreor, from engendrer to engender + -eor -or

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“Engenderer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/engenderer. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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