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in English, a noun that is the same whether it is referring to either gender, such as
cat, people, spouse.
in some languages, such as Latin, a noun that may be masculine or feminine, but not neuter.
in some languages, such as Danish, a noun derived from a masculine or feminine word but separate from a neuter form.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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