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an·drog·y·nous

(an-droj'i-nŭs),
Pertaining to androgyny.

androgynous

(ăn-drŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Biology Having both female and male characteristics; hermaphroditic.
2. Being neither distinguishably masculine nor feminine, as in dress, appearance, or behavior.

an·drog′y·nous·ly adv.
an·drog′y·ny (-ə-nē) n.

androgynous

[androj′inəs]
1 (of a man or woman) having some characteristics of both sexes. Social role, behavior, personality, and appearance are reflections of individuality and are not determined by gender.
2 hermaphroditic. Compare gynandrous. androgyny, n.

androgynous

adjective Having characteristics of or referring to both sexes.

an·drog·y·nous

(an-droj'i-nŭs)
Pertaining to androgyny.

androgynous

Hermaphroditic. Exhibiting both male and female characteristics. From the Greek andros , a man and gune , a woman.
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