pro·​cre·​ant ˈprō-krē-ənt How to pronounce procreant (audio)
: producing offspring
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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Word History

First Known Use

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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Cite this Entry

“Procreant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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