Procreant
Procreant Pro"cre*ant, a. [L. procreans, p. pr. of procreare. See {Procreate}.] Generating; producing; productive; fruitful; assisting in procreation. [R.] ``His pendent bed and procreant cradle.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Procreant — Pro cre*ant, n. One who, or that which, procreates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • procreant — index fertile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • procreant — 1580s, from L. procreantem, prp. of procreare (see PROCREATION (Cf. procreation)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • procreant — [prō′krē ənt] adj. [L procreans, prp. of procreare: see PROCREATE] 1. producing young; fruitful 2. of procreation …   English World dictionary

  • procreant — /proh kree euhnt/, adj. 1. procreating or generating: a sufficiently procreant breed of fish; a procreant cause. 2. pertaining to procreation. [1580 90; < L procreant (s. of procreans), prp. of procreare to breed. See PROCREATE, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • procreant — I. ˈprōkrēənt adjective Etymology: Latin procreant , procreans, present participle of procreare to procreate : procreative the procreant urge of the world Walt Whitman II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • procreant — adjective Date: 1588 1. producing offspring 2. archaic of or relating to procreation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • procreant — adjective a) That procreates b) Of or pertaining to procreation; procreative …   Wiktionary

  • procreant — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to reproduction: procreative, reproductive. See REPRODUCTION …   English dictionary for students

  • procreant — pro·cre·ant || prəʊkrɪənt adj. reproducing, giving birth; fertile, fruitful, prolific; of procreation, of reproduction …   English contemporary dictionary

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