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Definition of Males
MaleMale Male, a. [L. malus. See Malice.]
Evil; wicked; bad. [Obs.] --Marston. MaleMale Male, n.
Same as Mail, a bag. [Obs.] --Chaucer. MaleMale Male, a. [F. m[^a]le, OF. masle, mascle, fr. L. masculus
male, masculine, dim. of mas a male; possibly akin to E. man.
Cf. Masculine, Marry, v. t.]
1. 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.
2. (Bot.) 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.
3. Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of
a male; masculine; as, male courage.
4. Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
5. (Mech.) 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.
Male berry (Bot.), a kind of coffee. See Pea berry.
Male fern (Bot.), a fern of the genus Aspidium (A.
Filixmas), used in medicine as an anthelmintic, esp.
against the tapeworm. Aspidium marginale in America, and
A. athamanticum in South Africa, are used as good
substitutes for the male fern in medical practice. See
Female fern, under Female.
Male rhyme, a rhyme in which only the last syllables agree,
as laid, afraid, dismayed. See Female rhyme, under
Male screw (Mech.), a screw having threads upon its
exterior which enter the grooves upon the inside of a
corresponding nut or female screw.
Male thread, the thread of a male screw.
Male Male, n.
1. An animal of the male sex.
2. (Bot.) A plant bearing only staminate flowers.
Meaning of Males from wikipedia
- are often determined
by haplodiploidy, where
and some sterile males
are diploid. In some species
- the world, but rape of males
is now commonly criminalized
and has been subject
to more discussion
than in the past. Rape of males
taboo, and has...
- Mike A. Males
(born 1950) is an American sociologist
who is senior researcher
for the Center
Justice, San Francisco, and content...
- 073°30′32″E / 4.17528°N 73.50889°E / 4.17528; 73.50889 Malé
(/ˈmɑːleɪ/, locally [ˈmɑːlɛ
]; Dhivehi: މާލެ) is the capital
and most populous
city in the...
- Dead White Males
is a 1995 play by David
Williamson. It was written
to an academic paper
on post-structuralism that Williamson found
- The American Males
were a professional wrestling
tag team in World Championship Wrestling
of Marcus Bagwell
is a historic village
in the muni****lity of Ierapetra
in Lasithi prefecture
on Crete. It is situated
north-west of Ierapetra, 40...
- Peterson examining
the evolutionary factors leading
to human male
violence. Demonic Males begins
that humans, chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas...
- widow spiders
are typically twice
as long as the males
is extreme, with males reduced
as parasites dependent
. Less common
are SRY-negative XX males
can be caused
by a mutation
in an autosomal or X chromosomal
gene. The masculinization
of XX males
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