noun, plural prog·e·ny or, for plants or animals, prog·e·nies.
- progenitor cell,
Origin of progeny
Examples from the Web for progeny
Today, Hatch is a married father of one adopted son, but he longs to connect with his progeny.
Downstairs, a band called Def Generation, composed mostly of Neville progeny, is killing the hour before the brothers come on.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Gainsbourg, the progeny of two superstars, being cool is the last thing she needs to try to be.Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex|Jimmy So|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I exist merely as meat for the hungry wolf, an incubator for his progeny and a servant to his needs.Judith Regan: Todd Akin and Republican Men’s World of Unicorns, True Love—and No Rape|Judith Regan|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Socialism is not the father of Canada's success, but its progeny.
The little girls were in the habit of carrying her progeny all about the place and always brought them back in safety.The Corner House Girls Growing Up|Grace Brooks Hill
Thus in four generations the progeny of Jacob increased from twelve persons to three millions.The Bible|John E. Remsburg
The object of the enjoyment of women is twofold, viz., pleasure and progeny.The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana|Vatsyayana
Numerous observations have been made upon the progeny of parents belonging to hybrid generations beyond the first.Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl|Charles Benedict Davenport
I have almost a superstitious faith in lucky generals, and a corresponding prejudice against unlucky ones, and their progeny.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones