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Synonyms and Antonyms of quill

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quill

synonym (synonym of quill)

hypernym (quill IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog (noun.animal)
    a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin (noun.animal)
     
  • any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird (noun.animal)
    the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds (noun.animal)
     
  • pen made from a bird's feather (noun.artifact)
    a writing implement with a point from which ink flows (noun.artifact)
     
  • the hollow spine of a feather (noun.animal)
    a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant (noun.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF quill relation)

  • any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird (noun.animal)
    one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    feather growing from the tail (uropygium) of a bird (noun.animal)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog (noun.animal)
    small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur (noun.animal)
     
  • any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird (noun.animal)
    a movable organ for flying (one of a pair) (noun.animal)
     
  • the hollow spine of a feather (noun.animal)
    the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds (noun.animal)
     

derivation (.... is derived from quill)

  • any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird (noun.animal)
    cut the wings off (of birds) (verb.change)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation quill pen flight feather pinion calamus shaft spine rib feather pen primary primary feather primary quill tail feather erinaceus europaeus erinaceus europeaeus hedgehog porcupine feather plumage pinion

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