- generous to a fault,
- genet, jean,
- genetic amplification
Origin of genet1
Origin of jennet
Examples from the Web for genet
There she met Janet Flanner, who would become a famed New Yorker correspondent “Genet”—for three decades.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After this debut, Goines continued to write at a furious pace, producing a body of work that echoed Celine, Genet, and Burroughs.
It must be admitted that Genet would have had an easy task, had he had but the people to reckon with.American Merchant Ships and Sailors|Willis J. Abbot
Genet had unfortunately his American parallel in Gouverneur Morris.
At last Genet was recalled, but the question of our engagements with France could not be dismissed.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume XI (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Jefferson indorsed it in transmitting it both to Hammond and Genet.
Genet was much dissatisfied with these decisions of the American government.Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2|John Frederick Schroeder
Word Origin for genet
genet or gennet
Word Origin for jennet
small civet, late 15c., from Old French genete (Modern French genette), from Spanish gineta, from Arabic jarnait.
"small Spanish horse," mid-15c., from French genet, from Spanish jinete "a light horseman," perhaps from Arabic Zenata, name of a Barbary tribe [Klein]. Sense transferred in English and French from the rider to the horse.