/ree'preuh duk"sheuhn/ , n.
1. the act or process of reproducing.
2. the state of being reproduced.
3. something made by reproducing an original; copy; duplicate: a photographic reproduction; a reproduction of a Roman vase.
4. Biol. the natural process among organisms by which new individuals are generated and the species perpetuated.
[ 1650-60; RE- + PRODUCTION ]
Syn. 3. replica, facsimile. 4. generation, propagation.