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Main Entry: 1gin
Pronunciation: primarystressjin
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English gin "a mechanical device, skill, trick," from early French engin (same meaning), from Latin ingenium "natural ability or desire to do something, inborn ability," from in "in" and -genium, from gignere "to father, beget" --related to ENGINE, GENIUS, INGENIOUS
: COTTON GIN

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