Prodigy

Definition of Prodigy

Prod´i`gy
n.1.
1.Something extraordinary, or out of the usual course of nature, from which omens are drawn; a portent; as, eclipses and meteors were anciently deemed prodigies.
So many terrors, voices, prodigies,
May warn thee, as a sure foregoing sign.
- Milton.
2.Anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel; as, a prodigy of learning.
3.A production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development; a monster.

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