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  • 41 female — n Female, woman, lady are comparable when meaning a person and especially an adult who belongs to the sex that is the counterpart of the male sex. Female (the correlative of male) emphasizes the idea of sex; it applies not only to human beings… …

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  • 42 male — male, masculine, manly 1. Both male and masculine entered the language from Old French in the 14c and rapidly took on distinct roles. Male is used as an adjective and noun, contrasting with the unrelated word female, to designate the sex of… …

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  • 43 Female masking — is a sub form of cross dressing that involves, in addition to the wearing of women s clothing, a mask (usually made from latex) that gives a pseudo real representation of a female face. Pictures of masked participants in this activity may have a… …

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  • 44 Male prostitution — Gigolo redirects here. For other uses, see Gigolo (disambiguation). An outreach worker interviews a modern day street hustler at work in Prague s Old Town Square in the Czech Republic.(2009) …

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  • 45 Female guards in Nazi concentration camps — Mugshot of Begen Belsen guard Irma Grese Of the 55,000 guards who served in Nazi concentration camps, about 3,700 were women.[citation needed] In 1942, the first female guards arrived at Auschwitz and Majdanek fr …

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  • 46 male — male1 W2S3 [meıl] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: masle, male, from Latin masculus; MASCULINE] 1.) typical of or relating to men or boys ≠ ↑female →↑masculine ▪ a deep male voice ▪ traditional male values …

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  • 47 male — [[t]me͟ɪl[/t]] ♦♦ males 1) ADJ Someone who is male is a man or a boy. Many women achievers appear to pose a threat to their male colleagues... The London City Ballet has engaged two male dancers from the Bolshoi... Most of the demonstrators were… …

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  • 48 Female pelvis — There are significant differences in the anatomy of the pelvis in the female and male. The female pelvis is more delicate, wider and not as high as the male pelvis. The angle of the female pubic arch is wide and round. The female sacrum is wider… …

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  • 49 Female sexual arousal disorder — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Female Sexual Arousal Disorder ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|302.72 Female sexual arousal disorder (or frigidity) is the condition of decreased, insufficient, or absent lubrication in females during sexual activity, and… …

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  • 50 female — [14] The symmetry between female and male is a comparatively recent development. Female started as Latin fēmella, a diminutive form of fēmina ‘woman’ (whence English feminine [14]). This in turn was a derivative of Latin fēlāre ‘suck’, and so… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 51 female — [14] The symmetry between female and male is a comparatively recent development. Female started as Latin fēmella, a diminutive form of fēmina ‘woman’ (whence English feminine [14]). This in turn was a derivative of Latin fēlāre ‘suck’, and so… …

    Word origins

  • 52 male — [14] The Latin word for ‘male’ was masculus (from which of course English gets masculine [14]). It passed into Old French as masle, which later became male – hence English male. The Spanish descendant of masculus is macho, which means ‘virile’ as …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 53 male — [14] The Latin word for ‘male’ was masculus (from which of course English gets masculine [14]). It passed into Old French as masle, which later became male – hence English male. The Spanish descendant of masculus is macho, which means ‘virile’ as …

    Word origins

  • 54 Female Fat Admirer — The attraction of men to overweight or obese female partners would seem to have a higher profile than that of women who are attracted to large to extremely large men, as evidenced by the number of websites and communities devoted to it. However,… …

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  • 55 male pseudohermaphroditism — a condition in which the affected individual is genetically male and has male gonads (testes) but has significant typically female secondary sex characters. Cf. androgen insensitivity syndrome, under syndrome …

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  • 56 Female urethral opening — The urethra is the transport tube leading from the bladder to discharge urine outside the body. In females the urethra is shorter than in the male and opens above the vaginal opening, as indicated here …

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  • 57 Female sperm — is a term that traditionally refers to a sperm that contains an X chromosome (since when such a sperm fertilizes an egg, a female daughter is born) produced, in the usual way by a male. However, for over 20 years, dating back to the late 1980s,… …

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  • 58 Male — 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… …

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  • 59 Male fern — Male 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… …

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  • 60 Male rhyme — Male 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… …

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