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Daemon
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progeny

(noun) One born of, begotten by, or derived from another.

Synonyms: issue, offspring

Usage: He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse.
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progeny
Definition: (noun) One born of, begotten by, or derived from another.
Synonyms: issue, offspring
Usage: He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse.
ChristopherJohnson
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+ brood, descent, etc.
Bobpbx
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..."He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse"

From the novel Moby Dick, an excellent read.
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raghd muhi al-deen
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small tiny creatures

with my pleasure
Ken Cory
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Can be both singular or plural.
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progeny

Definition: (noun) One born of, begotten by, or derived from another.
Synonyms: issue, offspring
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