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HERMAPHRODITE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hermaphrodite mean? 

HERMAPHRODITE (noun)
  The noun HERMAPHRODITE has 1 sense:

1. one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made

  Familiarity information: HERMAPHRODITE used as a noun is very rare.


HERMAPHRODITE (adjective)
  The adjective HERMAPHRODITE has 1 sense:

1. of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs

  Familiarity information: HERMAPHRODITE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HERMAPHRODITE (noun)


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Meaning:

One having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

androgyne; epicine; epicine person; gynandromorph; hermaphrodite; intersex

Hypernyms ("hermaphrodite" is a kind of...):

bisexual; bisexual person (a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes)


HERMAPHRODITE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs

Synonyms:

hermaphrodite; hermaphroditic

Similar:

androgynous (having both male and female characteristics)

Domain category:

biological science; biology (the science that studies living organisms)


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