Origin of herm; from Classical Latin herma ; from Classical Greek Herm?s, Hermes
nounpl. herms also her·mae
Origin of hermLatin herm&emacron;s, herma, from Greek herm&emacron;s, from Herm&emacron;s, Hermes.
- Abbreviation of hermaphrodite.
- (sometimes pejorative) A hermaphrodite.
From Hermaphroditus, originally a male Aphrodite (Aphroditus) and represented as a herm.