meaning of male

1. Evil; wicked; bad.
Same as Mail, a bag.
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.
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.
Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.
Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
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.
An animal of the male sex.
A plant bearing only staminate flowers.

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