Daugh·ter n.; pl. Daughters obs. pl. Daughtren
1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.
2. A female descendant; a woman.
This woman, being a daughter of Abraham. --Luke xiii. 16.
Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land. --Gen. xxxiv. 1.
3. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.
And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters. --Ruth. i. 11.
4. A term of address indicating parental interest.
Daughter, be of good comfort. --Matt. ix. 22.
Daughter cell Biol., one of the cells formed by cell division. See Cell division, under Division.