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Noun Concept
Categories: Kinship and descent, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Genealogy
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progenitor  primogenitor  ancestor  forefather  family founder
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An ancestor in the direct line WordNet 3.0
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An ancestor in the direct line WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In genealogy, the progenitor is the – sometimes legendary – founder of a family, line of descent, clan or tribe, noble house or an ethnic group. Wikipedia
Person from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any number of generations. OmegaWiki
An individual from whom one or more people (dynasty, tribe, nation...) are descended. Wiktionary
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Abraham alias Ibrahim is the progenitor of both the Jewish and Arab peoples. Wiktionary
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