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Female vs. Male

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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’;

Maleadjective

Belonging to the sex which typically produces sperm, or to the gender which is typically associated with it.

‘male writers, the leading male and female singers, a male bird feeding a seed to a female, in bee colonies, all drones are male, intersex male patients’;

Femaleadjective

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

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

Maleadjective

Characteristic of this sex/gender. masculine, manly.}}

‘stereotypically male interests, an insect with typically male coloration’;

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’;

Maleadjective

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

‘the male chromosome, like testes, ovaries also produce testosterone and some other male hormones’;

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Femaleadjective

Feminine; of the feminine grammatical gender.

Maleadjective

Masculine; of the masculine grammatical gender.

Femaleadjective

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

Maleadjective

(figuratively) Of instruments, tools, or connectors: designed to fit into or penetrate a female counterpart, as in a connector, pipe fitting or laboratory glassware.

Femalenoun

One of the female (feminine) sex or gender.

Malenoun

One of the male (masculine) sex or gender.

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Femalenoun

A human member of the feminine sex or gender.

Malenoun

A human member of the masculine sex or gender.

Femalenoun

An animal of the sex that produces eggs.

Malenoun

An animal of the sex that has testes.

Femalenoun

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

Malenoun

A plant of the masculine sex.

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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.’;

Maleadjective

Evil; wicked; bad.

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.

Maleadjective

Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.

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.’;

Maleadjective

Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; - said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.

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.’;

Maleadjective

Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.

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.

Maleadjective

Consisting of males; as, a male choir.

Femalenoun

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

Maleadjective

Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.

Femalenoun

a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

Malenoun

Same as Mail, a bag.

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’;

Malenoun

An animal of the male sex.

Femaleadjective

characteristic of or peculiar to a woman;

‘female sensitiveness’; ‘female suffrage’;

Malenoun

A plant bearing only staminate flowers.

Femaleadjective

for or composed of women or girls;

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

Malenoun

an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

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.

Malenoun

a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

Malenoun

the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands

Maleadjective

being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation;

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

Maleadjective

for or composed of men or boys;

‘the male lead’; ‘masculine attire’;

Maleadjective

characteristic of a man;

‘a deep male voice’; ‘manly sports’;

Male

Male (♂) is the sex of an organism that produces the gamete known as sperm, which fuses with the larger female gamete, or ovum, in the process of fertilization. A male organism cannot reproduce sexually without access to at least one ovum from a female, but some organisms can reproduce both sexually and asexually.

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