Definition of Hermaphroditus in English:

Hermaphroditus

Syllabification: Her·maph·ro·dit·us
Pronunciation: /hərˌmafrəˈdītəs
 
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Greek Mythology
A son of Hermes and Aphrodite, with whom the nymph Salmacis fell in love and prayed to be forever united. As a result Hermaphroditus and Salmacis became joined in a single body that retained characteristics of both sexes.

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