n.1.An individual of the sex which conceives and brings forth young, or (in a wider sense) which has an ovary and produces ova.
The male and female of each living thing.
- Drayton.
2.(Bot.) A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organs which are capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant.
a.1.Belonging to the sex which conceives and gives birth to young, or (in a wider sense) which produces ova; not male.
2.Belonging to an individual of the female sex; characteristic of woman; feminine; as, female tenderness.
3.(Bot.) Having pistils and no stamens; pistillate; or, in cryptogamous plants, capable of receiving fertilization.
(Pros.) double rhymes, or rhymes (called in French feminine rhymes because they end in e weak, or feminine) in which two syllables, an accented and an unaccented one, correspond at the end of each line.
Noun1.female - an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
male - an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
2.female - a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
Synonyms: female person
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
Adj.1.female - being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries"
androgynous - having both male and female characteristics
male - being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree"
2.female - characteristic of or peculiar to a woman; "female sensitiveness"; "female suffrage"
Synonyms: distaff
3.female - for or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus"
distaff, female being, feminine, gentlewomanlike, girlish, gynecic, gynecoid, gynic, her, kittenish, ladylike, little-girlish, maidenly, matronal, matronlike, matronly, muliebral, petticoat, she, womanish, womanlike, womanly
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felt fern
felt fungus
felt hat
felt tip
felt up
felt-tip pen
felt-tipped pen
-- Female --
female aristocrat
female body
female bonding
female chest
female child
female circumcision
female genital organ
female genitalia
female genitals
female horse
female internal reproductive organ
female mammal
female monarch
female offspring
female parent
female person
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