hermaphrodite
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /hɝˈmæfɹədaɪt/
Noun

hermaphrodite (plural hermaphrodites)

  1. An individual or organism possessing ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads. [from late 14th c.]
    An earthworm is a hermaphrodite.
  2. A person or thing possessing two opposing qualities.
  3. (nautical) A hermaphrodite brig.
  4. A farm wagon convertible to multiple purposes.
  5. (WWI military, historical) An armoured fighting vehicle having features of both male tanks and female tanks.
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hermaphrodite (not comparable)

  1. (of an, individual organism) Having gender-ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.
  2. Combining two opposing qualities.
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  • Portuguese: ambivalente



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