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English noun: sac

1. sac (shape) an enclosed space

SamplesThe trapped miners found a pocket of air.

Synonymspocket, pouch, sack

Broader (hypernym)cavity, enclosed space

2. sac (plant) a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule


Broader (hypernym)cover, covering, natural covering

3. Sac (person) a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay


Broader (hypernym)Algonquian, Algonquin

Instance hyponymBlack Hawk, Keokuk, Makataimeshekiakiak

4. sac (body) a structure resembling a bag in an animal

Broader (hypernym)bodily cavity, cavity, cavum

Narrower (hyponym)acinus, air bladder, air cell, air sac, air sac, air sac, alveolus, amnion, amnios, amniotic sac, bladder, bursa, chorion, cistern, cisterna, coelenteron, cyst, float, pericardial sac, pocket, pouch, saccule, sacculus, swim bladder, umbilical vesicle, vesica, vesicle, vesicula umbilicus, vitelline sac, yolk sac, yolk sac

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