Definition of Female parent
1. Noun. A woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother). "The mother of three children"
Specialized synonyms: Ma, Mama, Mamma, Mammy, Mom, Momma, Mommy, Mum, Mummy, Mater, Mother-in-law, Para I, Primipara, Puerpera, Quadripara, Quintipara, Supermom, Surrogate Mother
Generic synonyms: Parent
Specialized synonyms: Blessed Virgin, Madonna, Mary, The Virgin, Virgin Mary
Antonyms: Male Parent, Father
Derivative terms: Mother, Mother, Motherhood, Motherly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Female Parent
Literary usage of Female parent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"Crosses between Tripsacum . and Zca, at least, usually show a complete resemblance to the female parent. It seems not improbable that the maize pollen ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"The corresponding blade of the female parent averaged 35.4 by 4.1 and the ... One difference between the parent strains is that in the female parent when ..."
3. Essays on Property and Labour as Connected with Natural Law and the by Francis Lieber, Alonzo Potter (1847)
"children are born, and the female parent is prevented from obtaining food by the necessary care which the young ones require.1 In short, man must provide ..."
4. The Mechanism of Evolution in Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower, Joseph Kumler Breitenbecher (1918)
"In this series all the juvenile stages in all respects were indistinguishable from decemlineata, and the adults were also fully of the female parent type. ..."
5. Journal of Biblical Literature by Society of Biblical Literature (1906)
"For "Ut?, female parent = 73.tf, ... ladies of the palace, appears in Hebrew as 131?, female parent of a beast, so the daughters of the Kings of France ..."
6. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"The male parent is about two weeks later than the female parent and this tendency ... The fruits resembled the female parent in shape. ..."
7. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"Seeds of hybrid Cotton and of parents, with fiber pulled out to show length and amount: F, ordinary Upland, female parent; M, Sea Island, male parent; H, ..."