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Origin of hermaphrodite
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OTHER WORDS FROM hermaphroditeher·maph·ro·dit·ic [hur-maf-ruh-dit-ik], /hɜrˌmæf rəˈdɪt ɪk/, her·maph·ro·dit·i·cal, adjectiveher·maph·ro·dit·i·cal·ly, adverbher·maph·ro·dit·ism [hur-maf-ruh-dahy-tiz-uhm], /hɜrˈmæf rə daɪˌtɪz əm/, her·maph·ro·dism [hur-maf-ruh-diz-uhm], /hɜrˈmæf rəˌdɪz əm/, noun
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How to use hermaphrodite in a sentence
The implication is that using forks was—like being a hermaphrodite—a kind of sexual abnormality.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So embroiled in fact, that his sex was impossible to determine; he looked like a little hermaphrodite.How My Little Slice of Heaven Became My Toddler's Hell|Laura Bennett|October 21, 2008|DAILY BEAST
Hermaphrodite mollusks, with a marvellously complicated sexual apparatus, ought also to be studied separately.
The amphioxus, the bridge between invertebrates and vertebrates, is not hermaphrodite.
Each worm is bisexual or hermaphrodite, on which account they multiply with great rapidity.A Treatise on Sheep:|Ambrose Blacklock
And therefore natural philosophers say, that an hermaphrodite is impotent in the privy parts of a man, as appears by experience.
They are in a hermaphrodite condition, out of which they develop into either males or females.Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex|Samuel Leopold Schenk