Synonyms of progenitor in English:

progenitor


See definition of progenitor

noun

1‘he was the progenitor of an illustrious family’

SYNONYMS

ancestor, forefather, forebear, parent

archaic begetter

rare primogenitor, procreator, stirps

2‘the progenitor of modern jazz’

SYNONYMS

originator, founder, instigator, source

forerunner, predecessor, precursor, antecedent