Definition for AN-DROG'Y-NAL, or AN-DROG'Y-NOUS

AN-DROG'Y-NAL, or AN-DROG'Y-NOUS, a. [Gr. ανηρ, a man, and γυνη, woman.]

Having two sexes; being male and female; hermaphroditical. In botany, the word is applied to a plant bearing some flowers which are pistiliferous only, and others which are stameniferous only. These plants constitute the Monecian class in Linnæus's system. – Milne.

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