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progenitor

US [proʊˈdʒenɪtər]
UK [prəʊˈdʒenɪtə(r)]
  • n.(人或动、植物等的)祖先;创始人;先驱
  • Web祖细胞;前辈;前身星
Plural Form:progenitors  
Progenitor
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n.
1.
(人或动、植物等的)祖先,祖代a person or thing from the past that a person, animal or plant that is alive now is related to
He was the progenitor of a family of distinguished actors.
他是一个著名演艺世家的先辈。
2.
创始人;先驱a person who starts an idea or a development
the progenitors of modern art
现代艺术的先驱

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