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English noun: natural covering

1. natural covering (object) a natural object that covers or envelops


SamplesUnder a covering of dust.
The fox was flushed from its cover.


Synonymscover, covering


Broader (hypernym)natural object


Narrower (hyponym)bark, blanket, body covering, cap, case, chlamys, crust, eggshell, encrustation, envelope, floral envelope, hood, incrustation, indument, indumentum, indusium, integument, mantle, perianth, pericarp, peridium, perigone, perigonium, roof, sac, scale, seed vessel, sheath, shell, shell, shell, skim, slough, snowcap, test, theca, vesture









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