how to pronounce hermaphrodite

/hɜːˈmæf.ɹə.daɪt/

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hermaphrodite is pronounced in four syllables

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hɜːmæfɹədaɪt

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An example use of hermaphrodite in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… is a rise of the hermaphrodite asian of …”

meanings of hermaphrodite

noun:

  1. A hermaphrodite brig.
  2. An individual or organism possessing ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.
  3. A person or thing possessing two opposing qualities.
  4. An armoured fighting vehicle having features of both male tanks and female tanks.
  5. A farm wagon convertible to multiple purposes.

adjective:

  1. Having gender-ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.
  2. Combining two opposing qualities.

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