androgyne

noun
an·​dro·​gyne | \ ˈan-drə-ˌjīn \

Definition of androgyne

: one that is androgynous

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Bigender [bahy-jen-der] | adjective (bigender people) Someone who identifies with two distinct genders, such as man/woman or woman/androgyne. WSJ, "Notable & Quotable: Gender," 2 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of androgyne

12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for androgyne

Middle English androgine, from Latin androgynus

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androgyne

noun
an·​dro·​gyne | \ ˈan-drə-ˌjīn \

Medical Definition of androgyne

: an androgynous individual; also : hermaphrodite

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