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Definition of Gender
GenderGender Gen"der, n. [OF. genre, gendre (with excrescent d.), F.
genre, fr. L. genus, generis, birth, descent, race, kind,
gender, fr. the root of genere, gignere, to beget, in pass.,
to be born, akin to E. kin. See Kin, and cf. Generate,
Genre, Gentle, Genus.]
1. Kind; sort. [Obs.] ``One gender of herbs.' --Shak.
2. Sex, male or female. [Obs. or Colloq.]
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.
Note: Adjectives and pronouns are said to vary in gender when
the form is varied according to the gender of the words
to which they refer. GenderGender Gen"der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gendered; p. pr. & vb.
n. Gendering.] [OF. gendrer, fr. L. generare. See Gender,
To beget; to engender.
Gender Gen"der, v. i.
To copulate; to breed. [R.] --Shak.
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