Gr. Myth. the son of Hermes and Aphrodite: while bathing, he becomes united in a single body with a nymph
Origin of HermaphroditusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Hermaphroditos
The son of Hermes and Aphrodite, who became united in one body with the nymph Salmacis.
Origin of HermaphroditusLatin Hermaphrodītus, from Greek Hermaphrodītos : Hermēs, Hermes + Aphrodītē, Aphrodite; see aphrodite .
Latin, from Ancient Greek Ἑρμαφρόδιτος (Hermaphroditos), from Ἑρμῆς (Hermēs) + Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodītē).