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Definition of 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

Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience.
Mary Wollstonecraft

'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
Benjamin Millepied

Shave off your beard and wear a dress. You would be a great female impersonator.
Simon Cowell

Blue is the male principle, stern and spiritual. Yellow the female principle, gentle, cheerful and sensual. Red is matter, brutal and heavy and always the colour which must be fought and vanquished by the other two.
Franz Marc

Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
Simone de Beauvoir
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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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