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progeny in Children topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprogenyprog‧e‧ny /ˈprɒdʒɪni $ ˈprɑː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 formalSSC the babies of animals or plants syn offspring2 someone’s children – used humorously syn offspring 🔊 Sarah with her numerous progeny3 something that develops from something elseprogeny of 🔊 Connolly’s book is the progeny of an earlier TV series.
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progenyThe computer will simultaneously display a range of mutant progeny of the biomorph, differing from it in shape and/or colour pattern.We are dooming our progeny by ruining the environment.The salmons' progeny will be large enough to catch by next summer.Successive progeny from the same dam often shown heavy infections.Most of the time, no plants emerged, and in the few that did, the progeny were sterile.Foreign currency profits translated into tuition for the progeny of the high command.The courts quashed the plans on the grounds that the progeny would be hybrids, with no rights under the law.The progeny from that chance cross yielded a triticale that was not only short but was much less sensitive to day length.They die unmated and without progeny.