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English noun: mast

1. mast (artifact) a vertical spar for supporting sails


Broader (hypernym)spar


Narrower (hyponym)foremast, jigger, jiggermast, jury mast, mainmast, mizen, mizenmast, mizzen, mizzenmast, topmast


Part holonymmasthead


Part meronymsailing ship, sailing vessel

2. mast (plant) nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground


Broader (hypernym)nut

3. mast (food) nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine


Broader (hypernym)feed, provender

4. mast (artifact) any sturdy upright pole


Broader (hypernym)pole









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