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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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