Associations to the word «Progenitor»

Wiktionary

PROGENITOR, noun. A forefather, any of a person's direct ancestors.
PROGENITOR, noun. An individual from whom one or more people (dynasty, tribe, nation...) are descended.
PROGENITOR, noun. (biology) An ancestral form of a species
PROGENITOR, noun. (figuratively) A predecessor of something, especially if also a precursor or model.
PROGENITOR, noun. (figuratively) Someone who originates something.
PROGENITOR, noun. A founder.

Dictionary definition

PROGENITOR, noun. An ancestor in the direct line.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy