Definition of progeneration in US English:

progeneration

noun

  • The begetting of offspring; procreation, reproduction.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Udall (1504–1556), schoolmaster and playwright. From classical Latin prōgenerātiōn-, prōgenerātiō propagation from prōgenerāt-, past participial stem of prōgenerāre + -iō -ion.

Pronunciation

progeneration

/prə(ʊ)ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪʃn/