A female is defined as a person of the sex that produces eggs and can bear young.(noun)
Julia Roberts is an example of a female.
The definition of female is something related to the sex that produces an egg and that can bear children, or the part of a machine, tool or fitting that is hollow so that the male end of the tool can be inserted.(adjective)
See female in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME, altered after male < femelle < OFr < L femella, dim. of femina, a woman < IE base *dhē-, to suck, suckle > L felare, to suck, filius, son, fetus, progeny, Gr thēlazein, to suckle, thele, nipple
See female in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , alteration (influenced by male, male)
Origin: of femelle
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin fēmella
Origin: , diminutive of fēmina, woman; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.
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