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'HYPONYM' is a word that donates a type or kind of something.
Dog, cat, monkey and snake are hyponyms of animal (i.e they are words for different kinds of animals)
Boxer, bulldog, poodle, spaniel and greyhound are hyponyms of dog ( they are the names of different types of dogs).
In this table, blue and black are hyponyms of colour and indigo, navy blue and sky blue are hyponyms of blue.
Following table would further clarify this concept :
Indigo, navy blue, sky blue
Charcoal, ebony, jet
Saw, hammer, soldering
Tables, alarm clock, bucket,
candle, dustbin, pictures,
Biscuits, potato scones,
Investment, accounts, loans
Some other plants
Bird of prey, songbird, game
Eagle, dove, chicken,
cuckoo, crow, cockatoo
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