from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Linguistics) The state or quality of being a hyponym.

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  • noun semantics The semantic relation between hyponyms; the quality of being hyponymous.

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  • noun the semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class


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