In organisms that reproduce sexually, being the gamete that is larger and less motile than the other corresponding gamete (the male gamete) of the same species. The egg cells of higher animals and plants are female gametes.
refers to manners, conduct, etc. such as are expected from a refined or well-bred woman
, used chiefly in reference to a man, implies delicacy, softness, or lack of virility
, in contrast, suggests weaknesses and faults that are sometimes regarded as characteristic of women
suggests the generally desirable qualities one associates with a woman, esp. one who has maturity of character
is the basic term applied to members of the sex that is biologically distinguished from the male sex and is used of animals or plants as well as of human beings
refers to qualities, other than those basically biological, thought to be characteristic of or suitable to women, as delicacy, gentleness, etc.
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