edmond charles e genêt


[zhuh-ney; French zhuh-ne]
Edmond Charles Edouard [ed-mawn sharl ey-dwar] , ("Citizen Genêt") 1763–1834, French minister to the U.S. in 1793.
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genet or genette1 (ˈdʒɛnɪt, dʒɪˈnɛt)
1.  any agile catlike viverrine mammal of the genus Genetta, inhabiting wooded regions of Africa and S Europe, having an elongated head, thick spotted or blotched fur, and a very long tail
2.  the fur of such an animal
[C15: from Old French genette, from Arabic jarnayt]
genette or genette1
[C15: from Old French genette, from Arabic jarnayt]

genet2 (ˈdʒɛnɪt)
an obsolete spelling of jennet

Genet (French ʒənɛ)
Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1910--86, French dramatist and novelist; his novels include Notre-Dame des Fleurs (1944) and his plays Les Bonnes (1947) and Le Balcon (1956)

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