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neuter

neu·ter

neuter

 
 
pronunciation:
nu tr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in grammar, neither feminine nor masculine with respect to gender.
Russian nouns ending in /o/ are usually neuter and are modified by neuter adjectives.
definition 2: in grammar, of or denoting an intransitive verb or one that is neither active nor passive.
definition 3: having no sexual organs, or having them imperfectly or incompletely developed.
The rats that had been experimented on were born neuter and were unable to reproduce.
definition 4: lacking a sexual aspect; asexual.
The baby dolls have a neuter appearance and can be dressed in either pink or blue.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in grammar, the neuter gender, or a word in this gender.
definition 2: in grammar, an intransitive verb.
definition 3: an animal that has been made sterile, esp. a male that has been castrated.
definition 4: an animal or plant lacking completely developed sexual organs at maturity.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: neutered, neutering, neuters
definition: to make sterile by removing all or part of the sexual organs; castrate or spay.
The veterinarian neutered two dogs at the clinic that day.
similar words:
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