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- adj. Of or pertaining to women, femininity or feminism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Feminine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Female; belonging to a woman.
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Tims as to the male organs, the filaments are the fpermatic veffels, the anthera the tefticles, and the duft of the anthera correfponds to the fperm and feminal animalcules; and as to the female, the ftigma is the internal part of the female organ which receives the duft, the ftyle anfwers to the vagina, the germ to the ovarv, and the perlcarpium, or fecundated ovary, to the womb.
A treatise on the culture of the cucumber; shewing a new and advantageous method of cultivating that plant, with full directions for the management thereof, and the degree of heat it requires on every day of the year; and a meteorological journal of the weather and temperature of the climate in lat. 51 20£ north, long. 0 1£ east of London
Without cotyledons or lobes to the feed; and confequently not having any feminal leaves: as in the clafs Cryptogamia.
'TIS a neceflary Precaution ufed in the Garden, to fet out the feveral Species of Plants, which are defigned for Seed, very carefully by themfelves; left the Fa - rina facunclansy or feminal* Duft, of any degenerated Plants in their Neighbour - hood, be fcattcred upon the Matrices of their BlofToms, and thereby degenerate the whole future Plantation.