Synonyms
Etymology

1. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water.

Synonyms

  • external gill
  • respiratory organ
  • branchia
  • ceras

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Gill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill

Sentences with gill


1. Noun, singular or mass
Vertebrates have a gill slit and tail at similar developmental stages.

2. Adjective
Fishermen farm several species, and retrieve their wild or farmed catch using bottom gill nets.

2. gill-less

adjective. having no gills.

Synonyms

  • abranchial
  • abranchious

Antonyms

  • gilled

3. gill-over-the-ground

noun. trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta.

Synonyms

  • runaway robin
  • Glechoma hederaceae
  • ground ivy
  • genus Glechoma
  • vine
  • Glechoma
  • field balm
  • Nepeta hederaceae

4. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters.

Synonyms

  • Imperial capacity unit
  • fluidounce
  • fluid ounce
  • pint

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)

5. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces.

Synonyms

  • fluid ounce
  • cup
  • United States liquid unit

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)

6. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus.

Synonyms

  • lamella

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)
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