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an·dro·gyne

 (ăn′drə-jīn′)
n.
An androgynous individual.

[French, from Old French, from Latin androgynus; see androgynous.]
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androgyne

(ˈændrəˌdʒaɪn)
n
(Biology) another word for hermaphrodite
[C17: from Old French, via Latin from Greek androgunos, from anēr man + gunē woman]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.androgyne - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organsandrogyne - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
bisexual, bisexual person - a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
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Translations

androgyne

nHermaphrodit m, → Zwitter m
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androgyne

[ˈændrəˌdʒaɪn] n (Bio) (frm) → androgino
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