[ proh-kree-uh nt ]
/ ˈproʊ kri ənt /


procreating or generating: a sufficiently procreant breed of fish; a procreant cause.
pertaining to procreation.

Origin of procreant

1580–90; < Latin prōcreant- (stem of prōcreāns), present participle of prōcreāre to breed. See procreate, -ant
Related formsun·pro·cre·ant, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for procreant



"fruitful," 1580s, from Latin procreantem (nominative procreans), present participle of procreare "to beget" (see procreation). As a noun from c.1600.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper