procreant

adjective
pro·​cre·​ant | \ ˈprō-krē-ənt How to pronounce procreant (audio) \

Definition of procreant

1 : producing offspring
2 archaic : of or relating to procreation

Examples of procreant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web End as an apparitional New York version of Simon Rodia’s Watts Towers, a procreant piece of impractical, imaginary, almost cosmological architecture that signals incantational things. Jerry Saltz, Vulture, 10 June 2021

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First Known Use of procreant

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of procreant was in 1588

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“Procreant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/procreant. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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