Sentence Examples

  • Having crossed yellow and green seeded peas both ways, he found that the progeny resulted in all yellow coloured seeds.
  • Eny very unlike the parent, or a mixed progeny showing various degrees of divergence.
  • The wandering life of the larvae makes it uncerain whether any of the progeny of a given oyster-bed will settle within its area and so keep up its numbers.
  • According to some, Niobe is the goddess of snow and winter, whose children, slain by Apollo and Artemis, symbolize the ice and snow melted by the sun in spring; according to others, she is an earth-goddess, whose progeny - vegetation and the fruits of the soil - is dried up and slain every summer by the shafts of the sun-god.
  • Hybrid plants may be again crossed, or even re-hybridized, so as to produce a progeny of very mixed parentage.