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English noun: teardrop

1. teardrop (shape) anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)

Broader (hypernym)bead, drop, pearl

2. teardrop (body) a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

SamplesHis story brought tears to her eyes.


Broader (hypernym)drib, driblet, drop

Part meronymlachrymal secretion, lacrimal secretion

Substance holonymH2O, water

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