genro

plural noun, often capitalized
gen·​ro | \ˈgen-ˈrō \

Definition of genro 

: the elder statesmen of Japan who formerly advised the emperor

First Known Use of genro

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for genro

Japanese genrō

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