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beget

verb

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2 to become the father of
  • the racehorse begot several Kentucky Derby winners

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The first known use of beget was in the 13th century

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“Beget.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beget. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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