procreation

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Recorded since circa 1386, from Old French procreacion (14th century; Modern French procréation), from Latin procreatio (generation), the noun of action from procreare (to bring forth (offspring)), itself from pro- (forth) + creare (to create)

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procreation (usually uncountable, plural procreations)

  1. The process by which an organism produces others of its biological kind
  2. The sexual activity of conceiving and bearing biological offspring

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