noun Her·maph·ro·di·tus \(ˌ)hər-ˌma-frə-ˈdī-təs\

Definition of Hermaphroditus

  1. :  a son of Hermes and Aphrodite who becomes joined in one body with a nymph while bathing

Origin and Etymology of hermaphroditus

Latin, from Greek Hermaphroditos, from Hermēs + Aphroditē Aphrodite

First Known Use: 1565

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