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Meanings of Gens:

noun

A group of families in ancient rome who shared a name and claimed a common origin.

Usage examples:

As tiberius was immediately adopted by augustus, germanicus became a member of the julian gens in t…
verb

Find out about.

Usage examples:

We genned up on the agencies that had done the work

Meanings of Genteelism:

noun

A word or expression used because it is thought to be socially more acceptable than the everyday word.

Usage examples:

In german usage ‘sister’ was the accepted genteelism for ‘mistress’

Meanings of Genteelize:

verb

To make (a person or thing) genteel.

Genteelly

dʒenˈtiːl.li

Meanings of Genteelly:

adverb

In a polite, gentle, or graceful way

Usage examples:

She tittered genteelly., they sipped tea genteelly from a china cup and saucer.

Meanings of Genthite:

noun

A green mineral consisting of hydrous silicates of nickel and magnesium, found in encrustations and amorphous masses.

Gentian

ˈdʒen.ʃən

Meanings of Gentian:

noun

A plant of temperate and mountainous regions, which typically has violet or vivid blue trumpet-shaped flowers. many kinds are cultivated as ornamentals, especially as arctic alpines, and some are of medicinal use.

Usage examples:

As we climb, the maze of trees, ferns, and blueberry bushes gives way to subalpine meadows painted …

Meanings of Gentianella:

noun

Originally: any of various small plants of the genus gentiana or family gentianaceae, typically alpine species with deep blue flowers, especially gentiana acaulis. in later use specifically: any member of the genus gentianella (family gentianaceae), comprising small annual or biennial plants which have blue, purple, pink, or white flowers. also (in form gentianella): the genus itself.

Meanings of Gentianose:

noun

A sugar, originally isolated from gentian roots, which occurs in plants as a storage compound.

Gentile

ˈdʒɛntʌɪl

Meanings of Gentile:

adjective

Not jewish.

Usage examples:

A predominantly gentile audience
noun

A person who is not jewish.

Usage examples:

Again we must say that this was strictly a jewish affair, no gentiles being involved; no, not even …

Meanings of Gentiledom:

noun

With capital initial. the gentile world; the parts of the world in which gentile beliefs and practices prevail.

Meanings of Gentilesse:

noun

The fact or condition of being of gentle birth or rank. also: courtesy, graciousness, or refinement, especially as considered to be qualities associated with people of gentle birth or rank; an instance of this. historical or archaic in later use.

Meanings of Gentilhomme:

noun

Chiefly in french or french-speaking contexts: a gentleman.

Meanings of Gentilic:

adjective

Of a noun, adjective, etc.: indicating the country, locality, etc., with which a person or thing is affiliated. also of a suffix, etc.: forming words which indicate this.

noun

A word expressing affiliation with a particular country, town, tribe, etc.; especially a word derived from a place name and denoting a native or inhabitant of that place.

Meanings of Gentilish:

adjective

Of, characteristic of, or relating to those who do not subscribe to the dominant religion of a particular society; heathen.

Meanings of Gentilism:

noun

Paganism, heathenism. also as a count noun: a pagan belief or practice. occasionally: the beliefs and practices of people who do not adhere to the jewish faith.

Meanings of Gentilitial:

adjective

Of or relating to a particular lineage or gens; familial.

Meanings of Gentilitian:

adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of a particular nation, gens, or family.

Meanings of Gentilitious:

adjective

Of, characteristic of, or relating to a family, lineage, or gens; familial.

Gentility

dʒɛnˈtɪlɪti

Meanings of Gentility:

noun

Social superiority as demonstrated by polite and respectable manners, behaviour, or appearances.

Usage examples:

Her grandmother's pretensions to gentility

Meanings of Gentilize:

verb

To live as a gentile; to conform to, or be reconciled to non-jewish or pagan customs or practices.

Meanings of Gentiobiose:

noun

A sugar which results from the partial hydrolysis of gentianose and is a component of some glycosides, such as crocin and amygdalin.

Meanings of Gentiopicrin:

noun

A bitter-tasting crystalline glucoside originally isolated from gentian root.

Meanings of Gentisate:

noun

A salt or ester, or the anion, of gentisic acid.

Meanings of Gentisic:

adjective

"gentisic acid", any of several compounds originally isolated from gentian root; specifically an acid that is structurally related to salicylic acid and shares some of its medicinal properties.

Meanings of Gentisin:

noun

Any of several compounds originally isolated from gentian root; specifically a plant pigment of the xanthone class, responsible for the yellow colour of gentian root.

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