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progenitors

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plural of progenitor

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a person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent
  • the progenitors of today's Maya once ruled a mighty empire that stretched across much of Central America

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“Progenitors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/progenitors. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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