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English adjective: nasal

1. nasal of or in or relating to the nose


SamplesNasal passages.


Synonymsrhinal

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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