Offspring vs. Progeny

Offspring vs. Progeny — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Offspring and Progeny

Offspringnoun

A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children.

Progenynoun

(uncountable) Offspring or descendants considered as a group.

I treasure this five-generation photograph of my great-great grandmother and her progeny.

Offspringnoun

All a person's descendants, including further generations.

Progenynoun

Descent, lineage, ancestry.

Offspringnoun

An animal or plant's progeny, an animal or plant's young.

Progenynoun

(countable) A result of a creative effort.

His dissertation is his most important intellectual progeny to date.
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Offspringnoun

(figuratively) Another produce, result of an entity's efforts.

Artists often treasure their works as their immortal offspring.

Progenynoun

the immediate descendants of a person;

she was the mother of many offspringhe died without issue

Offspringnoun

(computing) A process launched by another process.

Offspringnoun

the immediate descendants of a person;

she was the mother of many offspringhe died without issue

Offspringnoun

something that comes into existence as a result;

industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspringthis skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts

Offspringnoun

any immature animal

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