Hermaphroditus[hər maf′rə dīt′əs]
Hermaphroditus definition by Webster's New World
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Gr. Myth. the son of Hermes and Aphrodite: while bathing, he becomes united in a single body with a nymph
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Hermaphroditos
Hermaphroditus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Greek Mythology
The son of Hermes and Aphrodite, who became united in one body with the nymph Salmacis.
Origin: Latin Hermaphrodītus, Greek Hermaphrodītos : Hermēs, Hermes + Aphrodītē, Aphrodite; see aphrodite .