androgyne

noun
an·dro·gyne | \ˈan-drə-ˌjīn \

Definition of androgyne 

: one that is androgynous

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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