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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.
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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