Question by  Houston (17)

What is the symbol for "female."

It might be a Greek symbol.


Answer by  sususu (866)

The symbol for female resembles a circle with a plus sign attached to the bottom of the circle. This symbol also represents the planet Venus and it, along with the symbol for a male or the planet Mars, were first used to denote gender by botanist Carolus Linnaeus in 1751.


Answer by  GeorgeH (179)

The symbol you are thinking of is a circle with a cross beneath it, which dates back to the Greeks and is believed to suggest a mirror. It is also the astrological symbol for the planet Venus.

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