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#123602 - 02/21/04 12:51 PM epicene
Date: Wed May 2 00:01:43 EDT 2001
epicene (EP-i-seen) adjective
1. Having characteristics of both sexes.
A person or object that is epicene.
[From Middle English, from Latin epicoenus, from Greek epikoinos, epi- +
A nice way of saying something very insuling.
#123603 - 02/21/04 01:08 PM Re: epicene
Epicœnus is also a grammatical term where a noun for an animal though the word is grammatically of one gender, it is used for both sexes of the animal.
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