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English noun: tang

1. tang (attribute) a tart spicy quality

Synonymsnip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tanginess, zest

Broader (hypernym)spice, spicery, spiciness

2. Tang (group) the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907

SynonymsTang dynasty

Broader (hypernym)dynasty

3. tang (cognition) the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Synonymsflavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, smack

Broader (hypernym)gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation

Narrower (hyponym)lemon, vanilla

4. tang (animal) a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure

Synonymsblack rockweed, bladder fucus, bladderwrack, Fucus vesiculosus

Broader (hypernym)rockweed

Member meronymgenus Fucus

5. tang (animal) brown algae seaweed with serrated edges

SynonymsFucus serratus, serrated wrack

Broader (hypernym)brown algae

Member meronymgenus Fucus

6. tang (animal) any of various coarse seaweeds

Synonymssea tang

Broader (hypernym)seaweed

7. tang (animal) any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria

Synonymssea tangle

Broader (hypernym)kelp

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