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progenitor

Synonyms of progenitor in English:

noun

  • 1 he was the progenitor of an illustrious family
  • 2 the progenitor of modern jazz
    originator, founder, instigator, source;
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    Word of the day tenebrous
    Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
    adjective
    dark; shadowy or obscure