Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.
Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
A plant bearing only staminate flowers.
In modern European cultures, a person with an anatomically complete penis and testicles. In ancient cultures, a man had to be able to use his genitals for procreation to be considered male, so men turned off by and impotent with women were not included in the male category.
an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree"