Meaning of hermaphrodite
Pronunciation: (hûr-maf'ru-dīt"), [key]
- an individual in which reproductive organs of both sexes are present. Cf. pseudohermaphrodite.
- an organism, as an earthworm or plant, having normally both the male and female organs of generation.
- a person or thing in which two opposite qualities are combined.
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a hermaphrodite.
- combining two opposite qualities.
- hermaphrodite (Thesaurus)