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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


Synonymsruff


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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