Progenitor in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Progenitor

any of a person's direct ancestors; an ancestral form of a species

Examples of Progenitor in a sentence

Sharing a common progenitor meant that the two best friends were also 3rd cousins. 🔊

Some scientists suggest that because we share similar DNA, the human’s closest progenitor is chimpanzee. 🔊

The hybrid plant originally descended from its progenitor, a blueberry bush. 🔊

Although he was a distant progenitor, everyone said the boy had his great grandfather’s smile. 🔊

Because their beaks are similar in shape, it is likely that the species share a common progenitor. 🔊

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