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English noun: litter

1. litter (group) the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal


Broader (hypernym)animal group

2. litter (substance) rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)


Broader (hypernym)rubbish, scrap, trash

3. litter (artifact) conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers


Broader (hypernym)conveyance, transport


Narrower (hyponym)covered couch, palankeen, palanquin, sedan, sedan chair, stretcher

4. litter (artifact) material used to provide a bed for animals


Synonymsbedding, bedding material


Broader (hypernym)material, stuff


English verb: litter

1. litter (stative) strew


SamplesCigar butts littered the ground.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be

2. litter (contact) make a place messy by strewing garbage around


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


Broader (hypernym)straw, strew

3. litter (body) give birth to a litter of animals


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have









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