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philoprogenitive

[ fil-oh-proh-jen-i-tiv ]

adjective

  1. producing offspring, especially abundantly; prolific.
  2. of, relating to, or characterized by love for offspring, especially one's own.


philoprogenitive

/ ˌfɪləʊprəʊˈdʒɛnɪtɪv /

adjective

  1. fond of children
  2. producing many offspring


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Other Words From

  • philo·pro·geni·tive·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of philoprogenitive1

First recorded in 1860–65; philo- + progenitive

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Example Sentences

His own views were wide and grand, only too philoprogenitive.

This was to be the use to me of the lessons of the precocious, affectionate, and philoprogenitive Harkness.

I recommend those who have cats with philoprogenitive proclivities, instead of drowning the kittens, to eat them.

Were it not for the oppression of his futile and philoprogenitive presence, imaginative writers would be poets and romancers.

The word "philoprogenitive" and the French phrase stopped her.

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