Of or denoting the sex that produces ova or bears young. Characteristic of or appropriate to this sex; feminine. Consisting of members of this sex. See Usage Note at lady. Botany Designating an organ, such as a pistil or ovary, that functions in producing seeds after fertilization. Botany Bearing pistils but not stamens; pistillate: female flowers. Having a recessed part, such as a slot or receptacle, designed to receive a complementary male part: the female section of an electrical outlet. A member of the sex that produces ova or bears young. A woman or girl. Botany A plant having only pistillate flowers.