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English noun: fluke

1. fluke (phenomenon) a stroke of luck


Synonymsgood fortune, good luck


Broader (hypernym)fortune, luck


Narrower (hyponym)serendipity

2. fluke (artifact) a barb on a harpoon or arrow


Broader (hypernym)barb


Part meronymharpoon

3. fluke (artifact) flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor


Synonymsflue


Broader (hypernym)projection


Part meronymanchor, ground tackle

4. fluke (animal) either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean


Broader (hypernym)tail


Part meronymblower, cetacean, cetacean mammal

5. fluke (animal) parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host


Synonymstrematode, trematode worm


Broader (hypernym)flatworm, platyhelminth


Narrower (hyponym)blood fluke, Fasciola hepatica, Fasciolopsis buski, liver fluke, schistosome


Member meronymclass Trematoda, Trematoda









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