Definition of hermaphroditus
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LNS
hermaphrodītus, hermaphrodītī
hermaphroditus
ἑρμαφρόδιτος
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a hermaphrodite
Abbreviations
hermaphrodītus, i, m., = ἑρμαφρόδιτος, a hermaphrodite, acc. to the myth, so called after the son of Hermes and Aphrodite, who, when bathing, grew together with Salmacis into one person: gignuntur et utriusque sexus, quos hermaphroditos vocamus, olim androgynos vocatos et in prodigiis habitos, nunc vero in deliciis, Plin. 7, 3, 3, § 34; cf. Ov. M. 4, 285 sq.; 383; Hyg. Fab. 271; Mart. 10, 4, 6.

— Transf., adj.: hermaphroditae equae. Plin. 11, 49, 109, § 262.
 
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