Definition of progenitrice in US English:

progenitrice

noun

  • = progenitrix.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Henryson (d. c1490), poet. From post-classical Latin progenitrix progenitrix: see -trice. Compare French progénitrice (not dated in dictionaries of French), Italian progenitrice.

Pronunciation

progenitrice

/prə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪtrɪs/