Offspring noun - The descendants of a person, animal, or plant.
Usage example: the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by three generations of offspring
Progeny noun - The descendants of a person, animal, or plant.
Usage example: the rancher carefully examined the progeny of the new breed of cattle
How words are described
Both words in one sentence
- Similarly, "progeny" (offspring) for "prodigy" (precocious genius) — Calvin and Hobbes deals with this one, when Calvin refers to himself as a "child progeny."
- In Hc Svnt Dracones Vector couplings produce Random Species Offspring, but the progeny of Vector and Cog couples take after the mother.
Source: Dominant Species Genes
- Villain Protagonist: Duane and Belial become this by this film.The Progeny has examples of: Babies Ever After: Basis of the film, as Belial's lady love gives birth to their offspring.
Source: Film / Basket Case
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