androgyne

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈændrəˌdʒaɪn/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(andrə jīn′)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
an•dro•gyne  (andrə jīn′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Botanyan androgynous plant.
  2. Medicinean androgynous person, as one who chooses unisex clothing.
  3. Medicinea female pseudohermaphrodite.
  4. Medicinea being of ambiguous sexual identity;
    one that combines major aspects of both the male and the female.
  • Greek andrógynos hermaphrodite, equivalent. to andro- andro- + gyn- gyn- + -os masculine noun, nominal suffix
  • Latin androgynus
  • Middle French
  • 1545–55

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
androgyne /ˈændrəˌdʒaɪn/ n
  1. another word for hermaphrodite
Etymology: 17th Century: from Old French, via Latin from Greek androgunos, from anēr man + gunē woman
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