genro

plural noun, often capitalized
gen·​ro | \ ˈgen-ˈrō How to pronounce genro (audio) \

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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“Genro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genro. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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