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English noun: frill

1. frill (body) (paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs

Broader (hypernym)plate

Domain categoryfossilology, palaeontology, paleontology

2. frill (body) an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal


Broader (hypernym)external body part

3. frill (artifact) a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

Synonymsflounce, furbelow, ruffle

Broader (hypernym)adornment

Narrower (hyponym)gauffer, goffer, jabot, peplum

4. frill (artifact) ornamental objects of no great value

Synonymsfalderol, folderal, gimcrack, gimcrackery, nonsense, trumpery

Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation

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