\hɜːmˈafɹədˌa͡ɪt], \hɜːmˈafɹədˌaɪt], \h_ɜː_m_ˈa_f_ɹ_ə_d_ˌaɪ_t]\
Definitions of HERMAPHRODITE
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- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
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- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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Designating both sexes.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
One who possesses the attributes of male and female: who unites in himself the two sexes. A term, applied to an animal or plant which is, at the same time, both male and female. True hermaphrodites are only met with in the lower degrees of the animal scale, amongst the zoophytes, mollusca, or gasteropoda. The individuals of the human species, regarded as hermaphrodites, owe this appearance to a vicious conformation of the genital organs; a kind of monstrosity, which renders them unfit for generation, although an attentive examination may exhibit the true sex. Hermaphrodites have, likewise, been described, which, instead of uniting the attributes of both sexes, cannot be considered male or female. These have been called neutral hermaphrodites.
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