Definition of Male

  • (a.) Evil; wicked; bad.
  • (n.) Same as Mail, a bag.
  • (v. t.) Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.
  • (v. t.) Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
  • (v. t.) Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.
  • (v. t.) Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
  • (v. t.) Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.
  • (n.) An animal of the male sex.
  • (n.) A plant bearing only staminate flowers.

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