Meaning of PROGENITOR in English

PROGENITOR

transcription, транскрипция: [ prəuˈdʒenɪtə ]

n. 1 the ancestor of a person, animal, or plant. 2 a political or intellectual predecessor. 3 the origin of a copy. øøprogenitorial adj. progenitorship n. [ME f. OF progeniteur f. L progenitor -oris f. progignere progenit- (as PRO-(1), gignere beget)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.