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  • A hyponym is a word or phrase whose semantic field is included within that of another word, its hypernym. In simpler terms, a hyponym shares a type-of relationship with its hypernym. For example, scarlet, vermilion, carmine, and crimson are all hyponyms of red, which is, in turn, a hyponym of colour. Computer science often terms this relationship an "is-a" relationship. For example, the phrase "Red is-a colour" can be used to describe the hyponymic relationship between red and colour.


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