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

2 senses of velum

Sense 1
veil, velum -- (a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 2
soft palate, velum -- (a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking)
       => flap -- (a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body)

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