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- +
"`This time I've bought an epicene sweater so either of us can wear it!'
Mrs. Fraugal chirped as she showed her husband the bright pink dress."
This week's theme: WordPix, words drawn so that they explain themselves.
In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the
third remembering, the fourth practicing, the fifth -- teaching others.
-Ibn Gabirol, poet and philosopher (c. 1022-1058)