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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gen·der /ˈʤɛndɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gen·der /ˈʤɛndɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·der v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gendered p. pr. & vb. n. Gendering.]  To beget; to engender.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·der, v. i. To copulate; to breed. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·der n.
 1. Kind; sort. [Obs.] “One gender of herbs.”
 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.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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 [syn: grammatical gender]
      2: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of
         their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex
         of the foetus" [syn: sex, sexuality]