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English noun: clapper

1. clapper (person) someone who applauds


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


Broader (hypernym)striker

Part meronymbell

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