Uniting both sexes in one single or having the traits of both being in nature both male and feminine hermaphroditic
- relating to or displaying both female and male intercourse organs however with a predominantly feminine appearance
- having both male and female qualities
- Alt. of Androgynal
1620s, from Latin androgynus, from Greek androgynos "hermaphrodite, male and female within one; womanish man;" as an adjective (of baths) "typical to both women and men," from andros, genitive of aner "male" (see anthropo-) + gyne "woman" (see queen).
(a.) Alt. of Androgynal
The Hybristica, again, was most probably a religious festival connected with the worship of some androgynous divinity.