AskDefine | Define progeny

Dictionary Definition

progeny n : the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue" [syn: offspring, issue]

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  1. offspring or descendants.
    I treasure this 5 generation photograph of my great-great grandmother and her progeny.
  2. result of a creative effort
    His dissertation is his most important intellectual progeny to date.''



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Progeny can refer to:
progeny in French: Progeny

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

breed, brood, children, descendants, descent, family, fruit, fry, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, heirs, hostages to fortune, inheritors, issue, kids, lineage, little ones, new generation, offspring, posterity, progeniture, rising generation, scions, seed, sons, spawn, sprouts, succession, successors, treasures, young, younglings, youngsters
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