(hər-măfʹrə-dīt´) noun. 1. One having the reproductive organs and many of the secondary sex characteristics of both sexes. 2. Biology. An organism, such as an earthworm or a monoclines plant, having both male and female reproductive organs. 3. Something that is a combination of disparate or contradictory elements, hermafrodit, khunsa; (of animal, plant) hermafrodit.