third gender

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third gender (countable and uncountable, plural third genders)

  1. (anthropology) A category (a gender), present in societies which recognize three or more genders, which is neither male nor female; in some societies, the category may contain individuals who are intersex or androgynous, while other societies may categorize transgender people into it. (Compare fourth gender.)

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