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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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Example sentences from the Web for hermaphrodite
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
Sprengel, indeed, understood that the hermaphrodite structure of flowers by no means necessarily leads to self-fertilisation.
Unfortunately, for the sake of comparison, I was not able to find the prehensile antenn in the hermaphrodite S. villosum.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Did Hildebert also write the still more palpably antique elegiacs on Hermaphrodite, and other questionable subjects?The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor