Definition of progenitress in English:
A female progenitor.
- 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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