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Definition of female:

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


childbearing, fertile, effeminate, distaff, young-bearing, womanish, ladylike, pistillate, egg-producing, masculine, female person, reproductive, gender, male.

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