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genre /ˈʒɑːnrə/ n
  1. kind, category, or sort, esp of literary or artistic work
  2. (as modifier): genre fiction
  3. a category of painting in which domestic scenes or incidents from everyday life are depicted
Etymology: 19th Century: from French, from Old French gendre; see gender

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