Meaning of FEMALE in English

[fe.male] adj (14c) 1 a: of, relating to, or being the sex that bears young or produces eggs b: pistillate

2: having some quality (as gentleness) associated with the female sex

3: designed with a hollow or groove into which a corresponding male part fits "~ coupling of a hose" -- fe.male.ness n

[2]female n [ME, alter. of femel, femelle, fr. MF & ML; MF femelle, fr. ML femella, fr. L, girl, dim. of femina] (14c) 1 a: a female person: woman, girl b: an individual that bears young or produces large usu. immobile gametes (as eggs) that are fertilized by small usu. motile gametes of a male

2: a pistillate plant

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.