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Epicene   Listen
adjective
Epicene  adj., n.  
1.
Common to both sexes; a term applied, in grammar, to such nouns as have but one form of gender, either the masculine or feminine, to indicate animals of both sexes; as boys, bos, for the ox and cow; sometimes applied to eunuchs and hermaphrodites.
2.
Fig.: Sexless; neither one thing nor the other. "The literary prigs epicene." "He represented an epicene species, neither churchman nor layman."






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Words linked to "Epicene" :   hermaphrodite, sissyish, bisexual, epicene person, bisexual person, cissy, unmanful, unmanly, sissified, intersex, effeminate



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