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English noun: dory

1. dory (artifact) a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled


Synonymsdinghy, rowboat


Broader (hypernym)small boat


Narrower (hyponym)rowing boat, wherry


Part holonymcross thwart, oarlock, peg, pin, rowlock, thole, tholepin, thwart

2. dory (animal) pike-like freshwater perches


Synonymsjack salmon, Stizostedion vitreum, walleye, walleyed pike


Broader (hypernym)pike perch, pike-perch


Narrower (hyponym)blue pickerel, blue pike, blue pikeperch, blue walleye, Strizostedion vitreum glaucum

3. dory (animal) marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters


Broader (hypernym)acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish


Narrower (hyponym)John Dory, Zeus faber


Member meronymfamily Zeidae, Zeidae









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