Philoprogenitive



[fil-oh-proh-jen-i-tiv] /ˌfɪl oʊ proʊˈdʒɛn ɪ tɪv/

adjective
1.
producing offspring, especially abundantly; prolific.
2.
of, relating to, or characterized by love for offspring, especially one’s own.
/ˌfɪləʊprəʊˈdʒɛnɪtɪv/
adjective (rare)
1.
fond of children
2.
producing many offspring
adj.

“prolific,” 1815, irregularly formed from philo- + Latin progenit-, past participle stem of progignere (see progeny). Related: Philoprogenitiveness. Important words among the phrenologists.

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