Androgyne



an plant.
an person, as one who chooses unisex clothing.
a female pseudohermaphrodite.
a being of ambiguous sexual identity; one that combines major aspects of both the male and the female.
Historical Examples

Where these two streams fused the worship of an androgyne, or man-woman god, is said to have resulted.
Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria Lewis Spence

The scarab it must be remembered was in the Egyptian thought, an androgyne.
Scarabs Isaac Myer

Jupiter is a Proteus in form; now a man, now a bull, now a swan, now an androgyne.
Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism Thomas Inman

The last point is brought within the scope of our inquiry because the Palladium is an androgyne order.
Devil-Worship in France Arthur Edward Waite

Sweat-born, egg-born and androgyne are the terms used in the Secret Doctrine.
The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria W. Scott-Elliot

Siva was originally the androgyne god who was not only the Destroyer, but the beneficent Regenerator and purifier.
The God-Idea of the Ancients Eliza Burt Gamble

This androgyne, in many respects, resembled the mujerados of the Pueblo Indians, and probably served a like purpose in his tribe.
Religion and Lust James Weir

Figures 51 to 60 are varions representations of the union of the four, the arba, the androgyne, or the linga-yoni.
Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism Thomas Inman

With such an androgyne element the sun was associated by ancient mythologists.
The God-Idea of the Ancients Eliza Burt Gamble

These are representations of Ashtaroth—the androgyne deity in which the female predominates.
Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism Thomas Inman

noun
another word for hermaphrodite
n.

“hermaphrodite,” mid-12c., from Medieval Latin androgyne, from Greek androgyne (see androgynous).

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