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progenitor

(progenitora)

Definition of progenitor in Spanish:

nombre masculino y femenino

1Padre o madre biológicos de una persona: si uno de los contrayentes es huérfano de padre o madre, el progenitor que le viva figura solamente indicando su condición de viudo o viuda.
2Pariente en línea recta ascendente.
Etimología:Préstamo (s. xv) del latín progenitor, progenitoris, derivado de progignere ‘engendrar’. De la familia etimológica de engendrar (V.).

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