Definition of hypernym noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hypernym

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪpənɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪpərnɪm//
 
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= superordinate compare hyponym Word Origin 1970s: from hyper- ‘beyond’ + -onym.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hypernym

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