- Someone of feminine sex or gender.
- Something of feminine sex or gender.
Etymology: From femelle, from femella "a female", from femella "a young female, a girl", diminutive of femina "a woman".
- 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).
- (context, figurative, electronics) Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting.
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