Against man himself and the maleness that is his by natural right, many are filled with hottest distrust and aversion.
His manhood, or rather his maleness, rose powerfully in him, in a sort of mastery.
Biologists now generally prefer to say that a fertilized egg is "predisposed" to maleness or femaleness, instead of "determined."
maleness did not of itself prevent either long hours or dirty premises.
Goldschmidt watched the crosses which produced seven different grades of maleness in his females.
Because of their humanness has come all the noble growth of civilization, in spite of their maleness.
If the total dose of maleness exceeds the total dose of femaleness, the sex will be male, and vice versa.
Sex—that is to say, maleness and femaleness—is present from the moment of birth, and in every act or deed of every child.
But the ovum, the cell derived from the mother, may carry either femaleness or maleness.
We will suppose that in dioica femaleness is dominant to maleness, and that the female is heterozygous for this additional factor.
late 14c., "male human being; male fish or land animal," from Old French masle (adj.) "masculine, male, adult," also used as a noun (12c., Modern French mâle), from Latin masculus "masculine, male, worthy of a man" (cf. Provençal mascle, Spanish macho, Italian maschio), diminutive of mas (genitive maris) "male person or animal, male."
late 14c., from Old French male, masle "male, masculine; a male" (see male (n.)). Mechanical sense of "part of an instrument that penetrates another part" is from 1660s.
Of, relating to, or designating the sex that has organs to produce spermatozoa for fertilizing ova. n.
A member of the sex that begets young by fertilizing ova.
A man or boy.
Noun A male organism.