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an·dro·gyne

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

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

androgyne

(ˈændrəˌdʒaɪn)
n
(Biology) another word for hermaphrodite
[C17: from Old French, via Latin from Greek androgunos, from anēr man + gunē woman]
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
Translations

androgyne

nHermaphrodit m, → Zwitter m

androgyne

[ˈændrəˌdʒaɪn] n (Bio) (frm) → androgino
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The eventual English translator of this new study (his earlier Wagner Androgyne was Englished by the formidable Spencer) will have no easy task dancing round the double optics of Nattiez's work, which interrogates das Ding an sich and, simultaneously, the nature of its actualization in both German and French.
From Jean Dubuffet's splayed, microcephalic nude ( Woman's Body--Butcher's Slab, 1950) to Ben Enwonwu's tense and teetering bronze androgyne (Anyanwu, 1954-55) to Rufino Tamayo's screaming man (Cosmic Terror, 1947), the human figure is shown suffering, in extremis.
Las sucesivas imagenes de heridas literales y figurativas reafirman esta hipotesis: el protagonista afeminado que usa los habitos de una monja; la figura del androgyne (Fano Messan), espiada voyeuristicamente por multiples espectadores; la mano cortada, pinchada como juguete por el androgyne; y un final antitetico a una pelicula de amor hollywoodiense.
Bram Dijkstra explains how the androgyne was viewed as a threat by referring to its links to the "primitive and undeveloped" state of humankind.
Il continue a inspirer a la fois la menagere qui fredonne ses airs au supermarche et le jeune rebelle qui revisite son look androgyne et trouble des annees 1970.
De plus, dans le cinema marocain, le scope semantique du terme androgyne, en tant qu'intergenre, ne subsume pas les homosexuels ni les lesbiennes ni les bisexuels.
She went on to publish The Autobiography of an Androgyne (1918) and The Female Impersonators (1922), both memoirs in which she referred to herself as a person with a male physical body but the sexual constitution of a female.
The Androgyne in Early Modern France: Contextualizing the Power of Gender.
The androgyne, the alchemical achievement of a perfect union of the two sexes, makes an appearance in this setting:
Users can choose among more than 50 possibilities, from androgyne to genderqueer.
Citing the symbolism of the Androgyne ideal in the works of both poets, Berger suggests that the friendship between Charles-Brun and Vivien was a source of inspiration for their respective aesthetic pursuits.
Thus, Andrej Pejic, a beautiful Bosnian half-Croat, half-Serb androgyne whose hybridity transcends ethnic and gender/sexuality boundaries, constitutes a "middle finger" raised to both arch-nationalist, sexist Yugozoners, and the "monster" all harbor within.