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English adjective: liver

1. liver having a reddish-brown color


Synonymsliver-colored


Similarcolored, colorful, coloured


Antonymsuncolored, uncoloured


English noun: liver

1. liver (body) large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes


Broader (hypernym)internal organ, viscus


Part holonymarteria hepatica, bile duct, biliary ductule, common bile duct, hepatic artery, hepatic duct, hepatic lobe, hepatic vein, Kupffer's cell, vena hepatica, venae interlobulares hepatis


Part meronymcardiovascular system, circulatory system, digestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium

2. liver (food) liver of an animal used as meat


Broader (hypernym)organs, variety meat


Narrower (hyponym)calf's liver, calves' liver, chicken liver, goose liver, tomalley

3. liver (person) a person who has a special life style


SamplesA high liver.


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

4. liver (person) someone who lives in a place


SamplesA liver in cities.


Broader (hypernym)denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant









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