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From Old French femelle, from Mediaeval Latin femella "a female", from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] femella "a young female, a girl", diminutive of femina "a woman".
Adjectivefemale (not comparable)
- Belonging or referring to the sex which is generally characterized as the one associated with the larger gametes (for species which have two sexes and for which this distinction can be made).
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting.
- (figuratively) socket
- Someone of feminine sex or gender.
- Something of feminine sex or gender.
- ♀ (Symbol for female)
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