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Definitions of female:

part of speech: adjective

The sex with womb, ovaries, etc.

part of speech: adjective

1. In zoology, noting the sex to which those belong that bear the young or the sexual cell which, when impregnated by union with the male cell, develops into a new organism. 2. In botany, pistillate, having pistils but not stamens.

Usage examples for female:

  • Why, yes; now I think on't, gentlemen, we had one female on board, who produced three at a birth." "Roughing it in the Bush", Susanna Moodie
  • Giving some female consolation to poor Constantia. "The Man Of The World (1792)", Charles Macklin

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