fe‧male1 S3 W2
relating to women or girls [≠ male; ↪ feminine]:
Over half of the staff is female.
belonging to the sex that can have babies or produce eggs [≠ male]:
a female spider
a female plant or flower produces fruit [≠ male]
a female part of a piece of equipment has holes into which the male part can be fitted [≠ male]