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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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