bi-gen·​der | \ ˈbī-ˈjen-dər How to pronounce bi-gender (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bigender

Definition of bi-gender

1 : designed for or involving both genders A bipartisan and bi-gender group of Washington lawmakers has introduced a measure that would require all new federal buildings to be built with equal numbers of toilets in the men's and women's restrooms.The St. Petersburg (Florida) Times, 27 Mar. 2010
2 : of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity is a combination of male and female or is sometimes male and sometimes female Some bi-gender people have a separate female persona and male persona, but others can have shades of grey between the two. — Lizzie Parry, MailOnline (United Kingdom), 25 Nov. 2014

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First Known Use of bi-gender

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bi-gender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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