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Definition of Female

Babylon English

of or pertaining to the female sex; characteristic of the female sex; designed with a hollow or groove into which another part fits (Machinery, Electronics)
one of the female sex, girl, woman
Female Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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 female monarch 
 female rhyme 
 female fern 
 adult female 
 female child 
 adult female body 
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Quotation from Rudyard Kipling.
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English Phonetics

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Adaren = n. a female bird
Alltudes = n. female exile
Angyles = n. a female angel
Barddes = n. a female bard
Basdarddes = n. female bastard
Bechan = n. a little female; a. little, small
Benyw = n. female; a woman
Benywol = a. female
Caethes = n. a female slave
Cawres = n. a female giant
Cerddores = a female artist
Chwareyddes = n. a female player
Chwiwell = n. a whirler; the widgeon; the female salmon
Coren = n. female dwarf
Cybyddes = n. a female miser
Cyfnither = n. a female cousin
Daearhwch = n. female badger
Dicen = n. a hen, female bird
Dillynes = n. a smart female
Dwyliw = n. two female parties
Dynes = n. a woman, a female
Efengyles = n. female evangelist
Eryres = n. a female eagle
Ffilores = n. a female fiddler
Ffoles = n. a silly female
Ffritten = n. a flighty female; a little girl
Gelynes = n. a female foe
Gogryddes = n. a female shifter
Gwalches = n. a female hawk
Gweinyddes = n. female attendant
Gweyddes = n. a female weaver
Gwilliades = n. female stroller
Gwiwell = n. a widgeon, a female salmon
Gwreigiaidd = a. female; matronly
Hawes = n. a female ass
Hi = n. a female, pron. she, her
Hilen = n. a bearing female
Honcen = n. a waddling female
Hwyddell = n. a female salmon
Hwyfell = n. a female salmon
Iar = n. that stretches over; a shoulder; the female of birds, a hen
Lladrates, Lladrones = n. female stealer
Lloerigen = n. a female lunatic
Llomen = n. a naked female
Llywyddes = n. a female president
Marchoges = n. a riding woman; a female chevalier
Merchaidd = a. feminine, female
Mones = n. a sulky female
Mudanes = n. a female mute
Pwtan = n. a squat female
Rhianaidd = a. feminine; female
Santes = n. a female saint
Soegen = n. a swaggy female
Taioges = n. a rustic female
Telynores = n. a female harpist
Terogen = n. female miser
Tlosen = n. a pretty female
Truanes = n. a wretched female
Twlffen = n. a squabby female
The Devil's Dictionary
Female, (n.)

One of the opposing, or unfair, sex.

The Maker, at Creation's birth,
With living things had stocked the earth.
From elephants to bats and snails,
They all were good, for all were males.
But when the Devil came and saw
He said: "By Thine eternal law
Of growth, maturity, decay,
These all must quickly pass away
And leave untenanted the earth
Unless Thou dost establish birth" --
Then tucked his head beneath his wing
To laugh -- he had no sleeve -- the thing
With deviltry did so accord,
That he'd suggested to the Lord.
The Master pondered this advice,
Then shook and threw the fateful dice
Wherewith all matters here below
Are ordered, and observed the throw;
Then bent His head in awful state,
Confirming the decree of Fate.
From every part of earth anew
The conscious dust consenting flew,
While rivers from their courses rolled
To make it plastic for the mould.
Enough collected (but no more,
For niggard Nature hoards her store)
He kneaded it to flexible clay,
While Nick unseen threw some away.
And then the various forms He cast,
Gross organs first and finer last;
No one at once evolved, but all
By even touches grew and small
Degrees advanced, till, shade by shade,
To match all living things He'd made
Females, complete in all their parts
Except (His clay gave out) the hearts.
"No matter," Satan cried; "with speed
I'll fetch the very hearts they need" --
So flew away and soon brought back
The number needed, in a sack.
That night earth range with sounds of strife --
Ten million males each had a wife;
That night sweet Peace her pinions spread
O'er Hell -- ten million devils dead!

G.J.
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
(antonym) male
(hypernym) animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
(hyponym) hen
2. a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
(synonym) female person
(antonym) male, male person
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
(hyponym) female offspring
(part-meronym) female body

Adjective
1. 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"
(antonym) androgynous
(similar) egg-producing(a), young-bearing(a)
(see-also) feminine
(attribute) sex, gender, sexuality
(classification) biology, biological science
2. characteristic of or peculiar to a woman; "female sensitiveness"; "female suffrage"
(synonym) distaff
(similar) feminine
3. for or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus"
(similar) feminine
Female Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of female genitals
Fear of sex
Fear of women
Also known as Gynophobia
Fear of the opposite sex
Also known as Sexophobia
Female Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, which produces non-mobile ova (egg cells). Most female mammals, including female humans, have two X chromosomes.

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Female Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
ko(su) (n.); ko-, koyik (adj.)
English - Klingon
n. be'
n. be'Hom
Female Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Medicine (Shahram)
The traditional definition of female was "an individual of the sex that bears young" or "that produces ova or eggs". However, things are not so simple today. Female can be defined by physical appearance, by chromosome constitution (see Female chromosome complement), or by gender identification. Female chromosome complement: The large majority of females have a 46, XX chromosome complement (46 chromosomes including two X chromosomes). A minority of females have other chromosome constitutions such as 45,X (45 chromosomes including only one X chromosome) and 47,XXX (47 chromosomes including three X chromosomes).
A Basic Guide to ASL
The right 'A' hand's thumb is brought down along the side of the right jaw, from the ear to almost the chin. (This outlines the string used to tie ladies' bonnets in olden days.)