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  • proper n. A diminutive of Eugene, also used as a formal male given name.
  • proper n. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Genoa.
  • proper n. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) jean, denim cloth colored with Genovese blue dye.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of -gen in some words from or made after the French model, as in amphigene.

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  • n. (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity

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