Jisho

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Noun, No-adjective
1. male (animal, plant)Usually written using kana alone, See also
  • おす
  • くじゃく
  • うもう羽毛
  • しきさい色彩
  • ゆた豊か
  • である
  • The male peacock has colorful tail feathers.
Wikipedia definition
2. MaleMale (♂) refers to organisms with the physiological sex which produces sperm. Each spermatozoon can fuse with a larger female gamete or ovum, in the process of fertilization. A male cannot reproduce sexually without access to at least one ovum from a female, but some organisms can reproduce both sexually and asexually. Not all species share a common sex-determination system.
Read “Male” on English Wikipedia
Read “オス” on Japanese Wikipedia
Read “Male” on DBpedia
Other forms
雄 【おん】牡 【おす】牡 【おん】オス

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