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trunk

Synonyms of trunk in English:

noun

  • 1 the trunk of a cedar tree
    main stem, bole, stock
  • 2 his powerful trunk
  • 3 an elephant's trunk
    proboscis, nose, snout
  • 4 the papers had been stored in an enormous tin trunk
    chest, box, storage box, crate, coffer;
    South African kist
  • 5North American the trunk of his car
    luggage compartment;
    British boot
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