Complete Definition of "epicene"

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Etymology
From Middle English < Latin epicoenus < Greek εÏÎ¯ÎºÎ¿Î¹Î½Î¿Ï ('common').

Adjective
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  1. lack of gender distinction, often specifically due to lack of the masculine
  2. effeminate â a male with female characteristics;
  3. androgynous â having both male and female characteristics;
  4. asexual â having neither male nor female characteristics; and
  5. linguistics having only one form of the word for either male or female referents.

Translations
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French: epicène
German: beiderlei Geschlechts
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Russian: обÑий|обÑего Ñод#Russian|Ñода (óbÅ¡Äevo róda)
Spanish: epiceno
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See also
common (3)

Noun
epicene

  1. An epicene person, thing or word.

Translations
trans-top|person
French: personne efféminée f
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Russian: женоподобнÑй|женоподобное лиÑо (ženopodóbnoje litsó) n
Spanish: persona afeminada f
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