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Webster 1913 Edition


Gentoo

Gen-too′

(jĕn-toō′)
,
Noun.
;
pl.
Gentoos
(jĕn-toōz′)
.
[Pg.
gentio
gentile, heathen. See
Gentile
.]
A native of Hindostan; a Hindoo.
[Archaic]

Webster 1828 Edition


Gentoo

GENTOO'

,
Noun.
A native of India or Hindoostan; one who follows the religion of the Bramins.

Definition 2021


Gentoo

Gentoo

English

Noun

Gentoo (plural Gentoos)

  1. (historical) A Hindu (as opposed to a Muslim) in Mughal-era India.
  2. The gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua), a species of penguin.

Proper noun

Gentoo

  1. (historical) The Telugu language.