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Definition of "hermaphroditic" [her•maph•ro•dit•ic]

  • Possessing the reproductive organs of both genders. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hermaphroditic" in a sentence
  • "She discusses how cases out on the margins of our binary labels, such as hermaphroditic children, show the absurdities of our cultural constructions."
  • "In assorted prose fragments on natural history and the Linnaean system he composed between 1823 and 1825, Clare compares Linnaean claims about female flowers to what he sees in plants and trees and concludes that some trees are "hermaphroditic," and thus do not propagate exclusively by way of a female reproductive organ (Clare Natural History 101-2, 108)."
  • "He's also over 30 and hermaphroditic which is so fucking rare I feel the need to mention it."