centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests:
an androcentric society; an androcentric religion.
having or regarding man or the male sex as central or primary
1915; see androcentric + -ism.
1887, from andro- + -centric.
a slave who was spared in the arena by a lion from whose foot he had long before extracted a thorn. Historical Examples It was the lion Androcles had met in the desert, and the grateful animal would not rend his benefactor. Natural History in Anecdote Various But when it came out of its cage […]
- Androcles and the lion
a comedy (1913) by G. B. Shaw.
. noun (pl) -clinia (-ˈklɪnɪə) another name for clinandrium
a scale on the forewing of certain male butterflies from which an odor attractive to females is emitted.