Definition of engender in English:

engender

Line breaks: en|gen¦der
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒɛndə
 
, ɛn-/

verb

[with object]

Origin

Middle English (formerly also as ingender): from Old French engendrer, from Latin ingenerare, from in- 'in' + generare 'beget' (see generate).

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