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English noun: clapper

1. clapper (person) someone who applauds


Synonymsapplauder


Broader (hypernym)extoller, laudator, lauder

2. clapper (body) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity


Synonymsglossa, lingua, tongue


Broader (hypernym)articulator, organ


Part holonymgustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud


Part meronymmouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, pharynx, rima oris, throat

3. clapper (artifact) metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side


Synonymstongue


Broader (hypernym)striker


Part meronymbell









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