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female

fe·male

female

 
 
pronunciation:
fi meIl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any human being or animal of the sex that produces eggs or conceives and bears young.
definition 2: a woman or girl.
similar words:
woman
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: belonging to the sex that produces and nurtures offspring.
definition 2: of or pertaining to female persons or to feminine qualities or behavior.
similar words:
woman
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derivation: femaleness (n.)
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