progeny test

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


2 of 2

transitive verb

: to perform a progeny test on

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Transitive verb

progeny test

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“Progeny test.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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