Symbol for hermaphrodite (was: Gender symbols)

From: Torsten Mohrin (
Date: Tue Jun 27 2000 - 08:14:24 EDT

Herman Ranes <> wrote:

>In biology U+2640 is used as a 'female' symbol, and U+2642 as a 'male'
>symbol, as reflected by their UNICODE names...

In particular in botany and zoology also a symbol for hermaphroditic
animals (e.g. snails) and plants is used. It is a combination of
U+2640 and U+2642 (with only one circle). Maybe this is a canditate
for inclusion into Unicode.


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