Progenerate Pro*gen"er*ate, v. t. [L. progeneratus, p. p. of progenerare to beget; pro forth, forward + generare to generate.] To beget; to generate; to produce; to procreate; as, to progenerate a race. [R.] --Landor. [1913 Webster]

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