Definition of Male offspring

1. Noun. A child who is male.

Exact synonyms: Man-child
Generic synonyms: Male, Male Person, Child, Kid
Specialized synonyms: Boy, Son
Antonyms: Female Offspring



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Male Offspring

male fern
male ferns
male hermaphroditism
male horse
male hypogonadism
male internal reproductive organ
male menopause
male monarch
male offspring (current term)
male orchis
male parent
male pattern alopecia
male pattern baldness
male person
male plug
male pregnancies
male pregnancy
male reproductive gland
male reproductive system
male rod

Literary usage of Male offspring

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1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"But what son of a vicar who has stinted his wife and daughters of calico in order to send his male offspring to Oxford can keep an independent spirit when ..."

2. Genetic Studies on a Cavy Species Cross by John Adolph Detlefsen (1914)
"In spite of hypotheses, when fertile males occurred and were bred to guinea-pigs the male offspring were not all completely fertile, as will be shown. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Thus when the white-eyed female is crossed with a wild red-eyed male, all of the female offspring are red-eyed, and all of the male offspring white-eyed. ..."

4. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1897)
"... tendency to pale-blueness, that they would not destroy this colour in their male offspring, their female offspring still inheriting the slaty tint. ..."

5. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. by Charles Darwin (1871)
"... tendency to pale-blueness, that they would not destroy this colour in their male offspring, their female offspring still inheriting the slaty tint. ..."

6. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"Neither can it be understood how, in some insects (fi, bees), male offspring are produced independently of the male —ie, without sexual intercourse. ..."

7. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"Prenatally stressed offspring cortex than male offspring. ... Weinstock and col- male offspring regardless of the form leagues (1992) found a marked reduc- ..."

8. The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1922)
"1 Many rites are practised with a view to making the wife fruitful or the mother of male offspring. First, prayers are often offered to this effect by a ..."

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