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English noun: beaver

1. beaver (substance) the soft brown fur of the beaver


Synonymsbeaver fur


Broader (hypernym)fur, pelt

2. Beaver (person) a native or resident of Oregon


SynonymsOregonian


Broader (hypernym)American

3. beaver (body) a full beard


Broader (hypernym)beard, face fungus, whiskers

4. beaver (artifact) a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur


Synonymsdress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper


Broader (hypernym)chapeau, hat, lid, man's clothing

5. beaver (artifact) a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face


Broader (hypernym)armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour


Part meronymhelmet

6. beaver (artifact) a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)


Synonymscastor


Broader (hypernym)fur hat

7. beaver (animal) large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges


Broader (hypernym)gnawer, rodent


Narrower (hyponym)Castor canadensis, Castor fiber, New World beaver, Old World beaver


Member meronymCastor, genus Castor


English verb: beaver

1. beaver (social) work hard on something


Synonymsbeaver away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)work









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