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English adjective: nasal

1. nasal of or in or relating to the nose

SamplesNasal passages.


2. nasal sounding as if the nose were pinched

SamplesA whining nasal voice.

Synonymsadenoidal, pinched

Similarhigh, high-pitched

Antonymslow-pitched, low

English noun: nasal

1. nasal (communication) a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed

Synonymsnasal consonant

Broader (hypernym)consonant

2. nasal (body) an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose

Synonymsnasal bone, os nasale

Broader (hypernym)bone, os

Part holonymrhinion

Part meronymbridge

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