An*drog"y*nous (#), An*drog"y*nal (#), a. [L. androgynus, Gr. ; , , man + woman: cf. F. androgyne.]


Uniting both sexes in one, or having the characteristics of both; being in nature both male and female; hermaphroditic.


The truth is, a great mind must be androgynous. Coleridge.

2. Bot.

Bearing both staminiferous and pistilliferous flowers in the same cluster.


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