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1. Of the male sex; not female. Thy masculine children, that is to say, thy sons. (Chaucer)

2. Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or effeminate; strong; robust. That lady, after her husbands death, held the reins with a masculine energy. (Hallam)

3. Belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males. A masculine church.

4. Having the inflections of, or construed with, words pertaining especially to male beings, as distinguished from feminine and neuter. See gender. Masculinely, Masculineness.

Origin: L. Masculinus, fr. Masculus male, manly, dim. Of mas a male: cf. F. Masculin. See male masculine.

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Female fight

... females would fight for males, and not the ususal other way around? I cannot think of any example. I heard female hyenas are much bigger, more masculine, have more testosterone, but even those: would those females fight with each other to mate with a male?

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by kk
Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Female fight
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Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... and has a child. In all 3 of her children, they have not been seen or known to have any homosexual tendencies, and the males are gender-wise masculine males. The girl is, or at least was, a tom boy, but not entirely, as she was also girly. You are probably wondering by now why she is a lesbian ...

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by ChesneMD
Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 48401

Re: Why do women live longer than men?

... men--smoking, drinking and working outside the home--they have become more likely to suffer from diseases that were traditionally considered "masculine. " Mortality from lung cancer, for example, has almost tripled in women in the past two decades. Smoking seems to be the "great ...

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by scottie
Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do women live longer than men?
Replies: 24
Views: 26633

The essence of masculinity

... about the essence of <masculinity/handsome> first we need to take a look at the ape lets use the gorilla, the gorilla is a deep deep form of masculine take a look at his features and take a look at ours the more similar a human looks to the gorilla the more his features are on the male side ...

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by allatomsearthwind
Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The essence of masculinity
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Views: 2667

Born gay?

... why some gay woman look and act more like men and vice versa. The strip theory is also being used to explain female serial killers and there more masculine behavior. Aileen Wuornos is a good example of this. She killed truck drivers in Florida in the early 90's. She acted very masculine and was ...

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by ReggieLynch
Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Born gay?
Replies: 75
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