What is male?

  • (adj): Being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation.
    Example: "A male infant"; "a male holly tree"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Malé

... However, the beautifully decorated Male' Hukuru Miskiy remains ... Over the years there have been many coup attempts and protests centered in Male as a result of demand for greater democracy in the Maldives ...

Some articles on male:

Korean Shamanism - Rituals or gut (굿) - Chaesu-gut (채수굿)
... that comprise a typical chaesugut, more than half of the costumes the mansin wears are male ... greedy taegam (the overseer), which require male costumes ... First, since the mansin is often possessed by both male and female spirits and can thus become an icon of the opposite sex, it is reasonable that she use the attire of both sexes ...
Malé - Subdivisions
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Infibulation - Male
... Male infibulation is now usually performed as genital modification, but it can also refer to self-torture, such as piercing one's nipples, labia, clitoris, scrotum or penis with sharp objects for ...
John Norman - Themes
... depth in his novels however it is always within the context of the male adventure genre, and, as such, families, children, and other mundane aspects of real life are ... completely sexual in nature and while the philosophy presented is unquestionably that of male dominance, the male characters are themselves often temporarily and elaborately enslaved by powerful females ...
Hirsutism - Causes
... can be caused by either an increased level of androgens, the male hormones, or an oversensitivity of hair follicles to androgens ... Male hormones such as testosterone stimulate hair growth, increase size and intensify the growth and pigmentation of hair ... Other symptoms associated with a high level of male hormones include acne, deepening of the voice, and increased muscle mass ...

More definitions of "male":

  • (adj): For or composed of men or boys.
    Example: "The male lead"; "masculine attire"
  • (noun): A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies.
    Synonyms: male person
  • (noun): An animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova).
  • (noun): The capital of Maldives in the center of the islands.

Famous quotes containing the word male:

    If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination.
    Mary Daly (b. 1928)

    Every modern male has, lying at the bottom of his psyche, a large, primitive being covered with hair down to his feet. Making contact with this Wild Man is the step the Eighties male or the Nineties male has yet to take. That bucketing-out process has yet to begin in our contemporary culture.
    Robert Bly (b. 1926)

    Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
    Kate Millet (b. 1934)