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English noun: sac

1. sac (shape) an enclosed space


SamplesThe trapped miners found a pocket of air.


Synonymspocket, pouch, sack


Broader (hypernym)cavity, enclosed space

2. sac (plant) a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule


Synonymstheca


Broader (hypernym)cover, covering, natural covering

3. Sac (person) a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay


SynonymsSauk


Broader (hypernym)Algonquian, Algonquin


Instance hyponymBlack Hawk, Keokuk, Makataimeshekiakiak

4. sac (body) a structure resembling a bag in an animal


Broader (hypernym)bodily cavity, cavity, cavum


Narrower (hyponym)acinus, air bladder, air cell, air sac, air sac, air sac, alveolus, amnion, amnios, amniotic sac, bladder, bursa, chorion, cistern, cisterna, coelenteron, cyst, float, pericardial sac, pocket, pouch, saccule, sacculus, swim bladder, umbilical vesicle, vesica, vesicle, vesicula umbilicus, vitelline sac, yolk sac, yolk sac









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