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Noun: genet  je-nit
  1. Agile Old World viverrine having a spotted coat and long ringed tail
    - Genetta genetta
Noun: Genet  zhu'ney
  1. French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    - Edmund Charles Edouard Genet, Citizen Genet
  2. French writer of novels and dramas for the theatre of the absurd (1910-1986)
    - Jean Genet

Derived forms: genets

Type of: diplomat, diplomatist, dramatist, novelist, playwright, viverrine, viverrine mammal

Part of: Genetta, genus Genetta

Encyclopedia: Genet, Michael