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Female vs. Feminine

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Femaleadjective

Belonging to the sex which typically produces eggs (ova), or to the gender which is typically associated with it.

‘female authors, the leading male and female artists, a female bird cooing at a male, intersex female patients, a trans female vlogger’;

Feminineadjective

Of or pertaining to the female gender; womanly.

Femaleadjective

Characteristic of this sex/gender. feminine, womanly.}}

‘stereotypically female pastimes, an insect with typically female coloration’;

Feminineadjective

Of or pertaining to the female sex; biologically female, not male.

Femaleadjective

Tending to lead to or regulate the development of sexual characteristics typical of this sex.

‘the female chromosome, estrogen, the primary female sex hormone, is produced by both females and males’;

Feminineadjective

Belonging to females; typically used by females.

‘Mary, Elizabeth, and Edith are feminine names.’;

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Femaleadjective

Feminine; of the feminine grammatical gender.

Feminineadjective

Having the qualities stereotypically associated with women: nurturing, not aggressive.

Femaleadjective

(figuratively) Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting.

Feminineadjective

(grammar) Of, pertaining or belonging to the female grammatical gender, in languages that have gender distinctions.

Femalenoun

One of the female (feminine) sex or gender.

Femininenoun

That which is feminine.

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Femalenoun

A human member of the feminine sex or gender.

Femininenoun

A woman.

Femalenoun

An animal of the sex that produces eggs.

Femininenoun

(grammar) The feminine gender.

Femalenoun

(botany) A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organ capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant.

Femininenoun

(grammar) A word of the feminine gender.

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Femalenoun

An individual of the sex which conceives and brings forth young, or (in a wider sense) which has an ovary and produces ova.

‘The male and female of each living thing.’;

Feminineadjective

Of or pertaining to a woman, or to women; characteristic of a woman; womanish; womanly.

‘Her letters are remarkably deficient in feminine ease and grace.’;

Femalenoun

A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organs which are capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant.

Feminineadjective

Having the qualities of a woman; becoming or appropriate to the female sex; as, in a good sense, modest, graceful, affectionate, confiding; or, in a bad sense, weak, nerveless, timid, pleasure-loving, effeminate. (Pros.) See Female rhyme, under Female, a.

‘Her heavenly formAngelic, but more soft and feminine.’; ‘Ninus being esteemed no man of war at all, but altogether feminine, and subject to ease and delicacy.’;

Femaleadjective

Belonging to the sex which conceives and gives birth to young, or (in a wider sense) which produces ova; not male.

‘As patient as the female doveWhen that her golden couplets are disclosed.’;

Femininenoun

a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female

Femaleadjective

Belonging to an individual of the female sex; characteristic of woman; feminine; as, female tenderness.

‘To the generous decision of a female mind, we owe the discovery of America.’;

Feminineadjective

associated with women and not with men;

‘feminine intuition’;

Femaleadjective

Having pistils and no stamens; pistillate; or, in cryptogamous plants, capable of receiving fertilization. (Pros.) double rhymes, or rhymes (called in French feminine rhymes because they end in e weak, or feminine) in which two syllables, an accented and an unaccented one, correspond at the end of each line.

Feminineadjective

of grammatical gender;

‘`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun’;

Femalenoun

an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

Feminineadjective

befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman;

‘womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion’;

Femalenoun

a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

Feminineadjective

(music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable;

‘a feminine ending’;

Femaleadjective

being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop;

‘a female heir’; ‘female holly trees bear the berries’; ‘a male infant’; ‘a male holly tree’;

Femaleadjective

characteristic of or peculiar to a woman;

‘female sensitiveness’; ‘female suffrage’;

Femaleadjective

for or composed of women or girls;

‘the female lead in the play’; ‘a female chorus’;

Female

Female (symbol: ♀) is the sex of an organism that produces non-mobile ova (egg cells), the type of gamete that fuses with the male gamete during sexual reproduction.Most female mammals, including female humans, have two X chromosomes. Female characteristics vary between different species with some species having pronounced female characteristics, such as the presence of pronounced mammary glands in mammals.

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