"natural gender" meaning in English

See natural gender in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Noun

Forms: natural genders [plural]
Head templates: {{en-noun|~}} natural gender (countable and uncountable, plural natural genders)
  1. (grammar) The gender that a noun, etc. would be expected to have, based on attributes of the referent, such as physical sex. Wikipedia link: natural gender Tags: countable, uncountable Categories (topical): Grammar Related terms: grammatical gender Translations (gender based on attributes of the referent): Sexus [masculine] (German)
    Sense id: en-natural_gender-en-noun-E2HCsiXL Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, Terms with German translations Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Inflected forms

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