'Hermaphroditic' definitions:

Definition of 'hermaphroditic'

(from WordNet)
Of or relating to monoclinous plants
Of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs [syn: hermaphroditic, hermaphrodite]

Definition of 'Hermaphroditic'

  • Hermaphroditic \Her*maph`ro*dit"ic\, Hermaphroditical \Her*maph`ro*dit"ic*al\, a.
  • 1. (Biol.) Partaking of the characteristics of both sexes; having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal; characterized by hermaphroditism. Opposite of dioecious. [WordNet sense 1]-- {Her*maph`ro*dit"ic*al*ly}, adv.
  • Syn: monoecious, monecious, hermaphrodite. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
  • 2. Specifically: (Botany) having pistils and stamens in the same flower. Opposite of diclinous. [WordNet sense 2]
  • Syn: monoclinous. [WordNet 1.5]