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prō-gĕnĕro , āre, v. a.,
I.to beget, engender, generate (rare; “not in Cic. or Cæs.): nec imbellem feroces Progenerant aquilae columbam,Hor. C. 4, 4, 31.—Of bees: “fetus,Plin. 11, 16, 16, § 46.—In pass.: “qui (vituli) ex his progenerantur,Varr. L. L. 9, § 28 Müll.: “si res exigit, ut plurimi mares progenerandi sint,Col. 7, 3, 12; 9, 14, 4; 6: “patrueles, id est qui ex duobis fratribus progenerati sunt, Gai,Inst. 3, 10.—Absol.: “ut progenerare possit,Col. 3, 10, 15.
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