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