progenitive

adjective pro·gen·i·tive \-tiv\

Definition of progenitive

  1. :  tending to or able to reproduce itself :  reproductive

progenitiveness

noun, plural

-es

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Origin and Etymology of progenitive

progenitor + -ive


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