progeny test


Definition of progeny test

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a test of the worth of a sire or sometimes of a dam based on the performance of its early progeny : an evaluation of the genotype of an animal in terms of its offspring — compare sib test


transitive verb

Definition of progeny-test (Entry 2 of 2)

: to perform a progeny test on

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“Progeny test.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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