engenderer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From engender +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

engenderer (plural engenderers)

  1. Someone who engenders something or someone.
    • 1603, John Florio, trans. Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.8:
      next to the care, which each living creature hath to his preservation, and to flie what doth hurt him; the affection which the engenderer [transl. engendrant] beareth his offspring, holds the second place in this ranke.