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two-spirit

[too-spir-it] /ˈtuˌspɪr ɪt/
noun
1.
(in some American Indian tribes) a person, especially a biological male, who adopts the gender identity, dress, and social roles traditionally assigned to the opposite sex.
2.
a person who adopts some combination of male and female gender identity, dress, and social roles, or who identifies as gay, lesbian, transgender, etc.
3.
a culturally distinct gender apart from the male and female gender.
Related forms
two-spirited, adjective
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