Definition of progenitor:
antecedent, branch, family tree, descent, custodial parent, inventor, birth father, descendant, creator, ascendant, engineer, birth parent, precursor, dad, precede, forbear, forebear, antecedents, deadbeat dad, parent, author, pioneer, parent, predecessor, foremother, father, fathers, ancestor, begetter, forefather, ancestry, forebearer, empty nester, primogenitor, fatherhood, birth mother, visionary, originator, creative commons, mother, forerunner, ancestor, daddy, grandfather, kin.
- "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
- "Promenades of an Impressionist", James Huneker.
I have since observed that he was only a degree worse than many other clerical readers, and that a strange and delightfully mistaken notion seems prevalent that the Bible must be read in a dreary and unnatural tone of voice, or with a sort of mournful monotony; it is intended as a sort of reverence, but I suspect that it often plays into the hands of my progenitor, as it most assuredly did in the present instance.- "The Autobiography of a Slander", Edna Lyall.