Definitions

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  • n. A plant having the stamens inserted in the pistil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant having the stamens inserted in the pistil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An effeminate man.
  • n. A plant belonging to the class Gynandria.

Etymologies

See gynandrian. (Wiktionary)

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  • That we've figured out. :-)

    August 18, 2008

  • From Greek 'gune', woman, and 'aner' ('andros' related form), man.

    August 18, 2008

  • I'm not sure it is--maybe TDHC means it to be witty instead?

    Originally I think it implied that one was a hermaphrodite and/or came to mean that a person was of indeterminate or ambiguous sex (rather than androgynous, which usually means that one has characteristics of both sexes). Anyway, it's also a botany term--which I'd imagine isn't insulting to the plants that are so described. :-)

    August 18, 2008

  • Why is this considered insulting?

    August 16, 2008

  • /guy NAN der/ n ยท A mannish woman.

    August 7, 2008

  • A mannish woman. (From WordCraft)

    May 20, 2008