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English noun: Adam's apple

1. Adam's apple (plant) tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand


Synonymscoffee rose, crape jasmine, crepe gardenia, crepe jasmine, East Indian rosebay, Nero's crown, pinwheel flower, Tabernaemontana divaricate


Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub


Member meronymgenus Tabernaemontana, Tabernaemontana

2. Adam's apple (body) the largest cartilage of the larynx


Synonymsthyroid cartilage


Broader (hypernym)cartilage, gristle


Part meronymlarynx, voice box









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