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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hermaphroditeher‧maph‧ro‧dite /hɜːˈmæfrədaɪt $ hɜːr-/ noun [countable]  HBSEX/GENDERa living thing that has both male and female sexual organshermaphrodite adjective
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hermaphroditeWere I a plant, the question might not arise: Most plants are hermaphrodites.That warlock was a bloated, horned hermaphrodite draped in bilious green skin.Soon the population consists of hermaphrodites and females, the latter possessing the male-killing gene.The research began after the discovery of hermaphrodite carp next to a large sewage outfall.Potentially the hermaphrodite dissolves gender difference and, at least in its associated idea of androgyny, has become acceptable.The plants have two types: hermaphrodite and female.If we were hermaphrodites, everybody would be a potential partner.
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