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English noun: flesh

1. flesh (body) the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat


Broader (hypernym)animal tissue

2. flesh (body) alternative names for the body of a human being


SamplesLeonardo studied the human body.
He has a strong physique.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.


Synonymsanatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Broader (hypernym)body, organic structure, physical structure


Narrower (hyponym)adult body, female body, juvenile body, male body, person


Part meronymhomo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. flesh (plant) a soft moist part of a fruit


Synonymspulp


Broader (hypernym)plant tissue


Substance holonymparenchyma


English verb: flesh

1. flesh (possession) remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)get rid of, remove









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