Gender

Definition of Gender

Gen´der   Pronunciation: jĕn´dẽr
n.1.
1.Kind; sort.
2.Sex, male or female.
3.(Gram.) A classification of nouns, primarily according to sex; and secondarily according to some fancied or imputed quality associated with sex.
Gender is a grammatical distinction and applies to words only. Sex is natural distinction and applies to living objects.
- R. Morris.
v. t.1.To beget; to engender.
[imp. & p. p. Gendered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gendering.]
v. i.1.To copulate; to breed.

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