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English noun: zephyr

1. zephyr (phenomenon) a slight wind (usually refreshing)


SamplesThe breeze was cooled by the lake.
As he waited he could feel the air on his neck.


Synonymsair, breeze, gentle wind


Broader (hypernym)air current, current of air, wind


Narrower (hyponym)breath, fresh breeze, gentle breeze, light air, light breeze, moderate breeze, sea breeze, strong breeze

2. Zephyr (person) (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind


Instance hypernymGreek deity


Domain categoryGreek mythology









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