eunuchoid


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eunuchoid

(ˈjuːnəˌkɔɪd)
n
a person who resembles a eunuch (either physically or in character)
adj
resembling a eunuch (either physically or in character)
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eu•nuch•oid

(ˈyu nəˌkɔɪd)

adj.
1. lacking fully developed male genitalia or other sex characteristics.
n.
2. a eunuchoid male.
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