Pronunciation: (ep'i-sēn"),[key] —adj. 1. belonging to, or partaking of the characteristics of, both sexes: Fashions in clothing are becoming increasingly epicene. 2. flaccid; feeble; weak: an epicene style of writing. 3. effeminate; unmasculine.
4. (of Greek and Latin nouns) of the same gender class regardless of the sex of the being referred to, as Latin vulpēs “fox or vixen” is always grammatically feminine.
5. Gram.(of a noun or pronoun) capable of referring to either sex, as attendant, chairperson, Kim, one, or they; having common gender.