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hyponym

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hypo- +‎ -onym

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hyponym (plural hyponyms)

  1. (semantics) A more specific term; a subordinate grouping word or phrase.
    Dog is a hyponym of animal.
    British is a hyponym of European.
    "A is a hyponym of B" means that "A is a type of B."

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hyponym c

  1. hyponym

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