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Adult male   /ədˈəlt meɪl/   Listen
Adult male

noun
1.
An adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman).  Synonym: man.



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"Adult male" Quotes from Famous Books



... Cuvier of the zoological value of the differences between lowest man and highest ape, a naturalist would not limit his comparison of a portion of the human skull with the corresponding one of a female ape, but would extend it to the young or immature gorilla, and also to the adult male; he would then find the generic and specific characters summed up, so far, at least, as a portion or "fragment" of the skull might show them. What is posed as the "Neanderthal skull" is the roof of the brain-case, or "calvarium" of the anatomist, including the pent-house ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882 • Various

... Kashmir in 1901, a village near a certain colonel's bungalow was in danger of losing all its crops and half its houses, the neighbouring river being in spate. My friend, on going to see if anything could be done, found the water rising, and the adult male inhabitants of the village lying upon the ground, and beating their heads and hands upon it ...
— A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil • T. R. Swinburne

... and gave the Athenians a good deal of trouble before they could be subdued, when the adult male population was put to death, and the women and children enslaved. At this time the Athenians resolved, under colour of an appeal for assistance from the Sicilian city of Egesta, deliberately to set about the establishment of their empire in Sicily. The aggressive policy ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. • Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton



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