Definition of GENDER

noun : GENDER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness ;

  • 2. (

    ) the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus" ;

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