- producing offspring, especially abundantly; prolific.
- of, relating to, or characterized by love for offspring, especially one's own.
Origin of philoprogenitive
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Historical Examples of philoprogenitive
His own views were wide and grand, only too philoprogenitive.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
All my husbands have been of a philoprogenitive turn, and I have eight children.Modern marriage and how to bear it
Maud Churton Braby
The word "philoprogenitive" and the French phrase stopped her.Captivity
M. Leonora Eyles
I recommend those who have cats with philoprogenitive proclivities, instead of drowning the kittens, to eat them.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
Were it not for the oppression of his futile and philoprogenitive presence, imaginative writers would be poets and romancers.Old and New Masters
- fond of children
- producing many offspring