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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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