Genro definition

gĕnrō
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Any of a group of elder male politicians of Japan who were formerly advisers to the emperor.
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The former elder statesmen of Japan.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
genro
Plural:
genros

Origin of genro

  • Japanese genrō gen first (from Middle Chinese ŋyan) (also the source of Mandarin yu´n) elder (from Middle Chinese law´) (also the source of Mandarin lǎo)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition