HyperDic: quill

English > 4 senses of the word quill:
NOUNartifactquill, quill penpen made from a bird's feather
animalquilla stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog / hedgehog
animalquill, flight feather, pinion, quill featherany of the larger / larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
animalquill, calamus, shaftthe hollow spine of a feather
quill > pronunciation
Soundskwih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > quill: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningpen made from a bird's feather.
Synonymquill pen
BroaderpenA writing implement with a point from which ink flows
Spanishcálamo, pluma de ganso, pluma
English > quill: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog / hedgehog.
Part ofhedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, Erinaceus europeaeussmall nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
porcupine, hedgehogrelatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
BroaderspineA sharp rigid animal process or appendage
Spanishpúa
English > quill: 4 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningAny of the larger / larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.
Synonymsflight feather, pinion, quill feather
Part ofwingA movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
Narrowerprimary, primary feather, primary quillOne of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
tail featherfeather growing from the tail (uropygium) of a bird
Broaderfeather, plume, plumageThe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
Spanishremera
Catalanrèmige
English > quill: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningThe hollow spine of a feather.
Synonymscalamus, shaft
Part offeather, plume, plumageThe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
BroaderribA riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
Spanishcálamo

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