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Definition of Female

Female

  1. An individual of the sex which conceives and brings forth young, or (in a wider sense) which has an ovary and produces ova.
  2. A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organs which are capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant.
  3. Belonging to the sex which conceives and gives birth to young, or (in a wider sense) which produces ova; not male.
  4. Belonging to an individual of the female sex; characteristic of woman; feminine; as, female tenderness.
  5. Having pistils and no stamens; pistillate; or, in cryptogamous plants, capable of receiving fertilization.

Female Quotations

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
Maya Angelou

The first decade of the twentieth century was not a great time to be born black and poor and female in St. Louis, Missouri, but Vivian Baxter was born black and poor, to black and poor parents. Later she would grow up and be called beautiful. As a grown woman she would be known as the butter-colored lady with the blowback hair.
Maya Angelou

Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
Robert Frost

Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.
Karl Marx

Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but they are seldom or ever inventors.
Voltaire
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Female Translations

female in Afrikaans is vroulik
female in Danish is kvindelig
female in Dutch is wijfje, vrouwtje
female in French is femelle
female in German is Buchse, weiblich
female in Norwegian is kvinnelig, hunn, kvinne
female in Spanish is feminino, hembra
female in Swedish is kvinnlig, hona, fruntimmerkvinna

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