A father spending time with his progeny.
- An example of progeny is a person's child.
- An example of progeny is a person's invention.
Origin of progenyMiddle English progenie from Middle French from Classical Latin progenies, descent, lineage, race, family from progignere: see progenitor
nounpl. progeny, or prog·e·nies
- a. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.b. A child or children of a parent or parents: claimed to be the progeny of the king.c. A person's descendants considered as a group.
- A result or product: lies that were the progeny of fear.
Origin of progenyMiddle English progeni from Old French progenie from Latin prōgeniēs from prōgignere to beget ; see progenitor .
(countable and uncountable, plural progenies)
From Old French progenie, from Latin progenies.