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female meaning

EN[ˈfiː.meɪl]
US
WFemale
  • Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, that produces non-mobile ova (egg cells). Most female mammals, including female humans, have two X chromosomes.
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    Definition of female in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfemales
    1. One of the female (feminine) sex or gender.
    2. Adjective
      1. Belonging to the sex which typically produces eggs and/or has XX chromosomes.
        1. Belonging to the feminine gender (social category).
          1. (grammar, less common than 'feminine') Feminine; of the feminine grammatical gender.
            1. (figuratively) Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • I started to give Lucky a digest of the Perugia affair, but we were interrupted by a group of German alpenstockers who clumped into the chamber under the guide of a female ramrod.
                • After quantification, the numbers of nuclei in the striatums of both males and females were decreased following FC infusion (Fig 1 ).
                • Johnson et al. conclude, then, that tapetails, bignoses and whalefishes are in fact larvae, males and females of members of the family Cetomimidae.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Female spiders of one agribiont genus, Pardosa (Lycosidae), which are hunting spiders, were found to be in better condition in landscapes dominated by arable crops [62 ].
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Median age 77 years, range [59–82]) and six healthy donors suffering traumatic subcapital fracture (one male and five females.
                • Several studies suggested that the emission of USVs by male rats induces paracopulatory behavior in females.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Uncomparable adjectives
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                Related Links:
                1. en females
                2. en femaleist
                3. en femaleists
                4. en femaleless
                5. en femalelike
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of female for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "female" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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