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gent

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adjective \ˈjent\

Definition of gent

archaic

  1. :  pretty, graceful

Origin and Etymology of gent

Middle English, “of aristocratic birth, graceful, beautiful,” borrowed from Anglo-French, going back to Latin genitus, past participle of gignere “to engender” — more at 1kin


First Known Use: 13th century


Origin and Etymology of gent

by shortening


First Known Use: 1564


GENT Defined for Kids

gent

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noun \ˈjent\

Definition of gent for Students

  1. :  1man 1 a delightful old gent


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