common gender


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.

Nearby words

  1. common era,
  2. common facial vein,
  3. common factor,
  4. common fee,
  5. common fraction,
  6. common good,
  7. common grackle,
  8. common ground,
  9. common hepatic duct,
  10. common iliac artery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019