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English noun: beak

1. beak (animal) beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)

Broader (hypernym)mouth

2. beak (animal) horny projecting mouth of a bird

Synonymsbill, neb, nib, pecker

Broader (hypernym)mouth

Narrower (hyponym)cere

Part meronymbird

3. beak (plant) a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures

Broader (hypernym)tip

4. beak (body) informal terms for the nose

Synonymshonker, hooter, nozzle, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout

Broader (hypernym)nose, olfactory organ

Domain regionAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

English verb: beak

1. beak (contact) hit lightly with a picking motion

Synonymspeck, pick

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)strike

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