1. plural noun [usu with poss] You can refer to a person's children or to an animal's young as their progeny. [formal] ⇒ Davis was never loquacious on the subject of his progeny. 2. plural noun [usu with poss]
The progeny of a particular thing are the things that develop from it. offspring ⇒ Among its many progeny, the 1944 Education Act gave birth to the modern youth service.
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