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1. female

noun. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa).

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

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Rhymes with Female

  • airmail
  • blackmail
  • greenmail
  • metromail
  • plymale
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Pronounce female as ˈfiˌmeɪl.

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2. female

adjective. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop.

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

4. female

adjective. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] characteristic of or peculiar to a woman.

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Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)
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