Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chela

2 senses of chela

Sense 1
chela -- (a Hindu disciple of a swami)
       => Hindu, Hindoo -- (a person who adheres to Hinduism)

Sense 2
claw, chela, nipper, pincer -- (a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods)
       => extremity, appendage, member -- (an external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm")

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