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noun 
  1. (obsolete) A division between classes or kinds. E.g., the common gender. (rfex, but other senses wouldn"t be bad too)
  2. differences between men and women, suggesting but not necessitating reference to sex
  3. (sociology) gender role; culture specific behaviour norms, normally but not necessarily, associated with one"s sex; condition of adopting such a gender role.
  4. (grammar) A division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech), such as masculine, feminine, neuter or common.
  5. (context, casually, to avoid confusion with "sex" in the sense of "sexual relations") The sex of individuals (male or female).
Etymology: From < (term, gendre)/(term, genre) < (term, genus, , kind, sort), from (proto, Indo-European, gen-, "to produce", gon-, "to beget", gn-, "to be born").


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