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progenitress Line breaks: pro|geni¦tress
Pronunciation: /prə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪtrɪs/

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Definition of progenitress in English:

noun

rare
A female progenitor.
Example sentences
  • The women of any clan are the progenitresses, the foremothers who should be honored along with the sires.
  • By ones, twos, and threes her descendants came to mourn over their progenitress.
  • She was a worthy progenitress of a long line of most charming women novelists.

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