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Procreant   Listen
adjective
Procreant  adj.  Generating; producing; productive; fruitful; assisting in procreation. (R.) "His pendent bed and procreant cradle."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Procreant" Quotes from Famous Books



... Guest of Summer, The Temple-haunting Barlet does approue, By his loued Mansonry, that the Heauens breath Smells wooingly here: no Iutty frieze, Buttrice, nor Coigne of Vantage, but this Bird Hath made his pendant Bed, and procreant Cradle, Where they must breed, and haunt: I haue obseru'd The ayre is ...
— The First Folio [35 Plays] • William Shakespeare

... new touch of interest to the forbidding cactus to know that the cactus wren builds her nest between its leaves. The spines probably serve to protect the bird from her enemies. But are they not also a menace to her and to her young? But this "procreant cradle" of a bird in the arms of the fanged desert growth softens its ...
— The Last Harvest • John Burroughs



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