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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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