progenitor

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progenitor /proʊˈʤɛnətɚ/ noun
plural progenitors
progenitor
/proʊˈʤɛnətɚ/
noun
plural progenitors
Learner's definition of PROGENITOR
[count]
formal
: someone who first thinks of or does something : a person who begins something
: something that is a model for something else : something that begins the development of something else
biology : a person or animal in the past that is related to a person or animal living now : ancestor
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