What is neuter and what does neuter mean? Read about the definition and meaning of neuter


  1. Neuter is an adjective from the late 14th century, meaning ‘neither’
  2. In reference to dogs: castrate, render (a male) incapable of generation
  3. The neuter gender: refers to things classed as neither masculine nor feminine

Etymology & Origin of neuter

First coined circa 1350–1400; from Latin neuter

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