neuter

Neuter \Neu"ter\, n. 1. A person who takes no part in a contest; one who is either indifferent to a cause or forbears to interfere; a neutral. [1913 Webster] The world's no neuter; it will wound or save. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) (a) A noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words. (b) An intransitive verb. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) An organism, either vegetable or animal, which at its maturity has no generative organs, or but imperfectly developed ones, as a plant without stamens or pistils, as the garden Hydrangea; esp., one of the imperfectly developed females of certain social insects, as of the ant and the common honeybee, which perform the labors of the community, and are called workers. [1913 Webster]