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Oxford dictionary definition of the word female:
of or denoting the sex that can bear offspring or produce eggs, distinguished biologically by the production of gametes (ova) which can be fertilized by male gametes:
a herd of female deer
relating to or characteristic of women or female animals:
a female audience
(of a plant or flower) having a pistil but no stamens.
(of parts of machinery, fittings, etc.) manufactured hollow so that a corresponding male part can be inserted.
a female person, animal, or plant.
the female of the species
women or a woman:
it was one of those subtle hints that the female of the species sometimes use
Middle English: from Old French femelle, from Latin femella, diminutive of femina ‘a woman’. The change in the ending was due to association with male, but the words male and female are not linked etymologically