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  Definition of fluke
  1. parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
  2. either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean
  3. flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor
  4. a barb on a harpoon or arrow
  5. a stroke of luck
Similar Words: trematode, trematode worm, flue, good luck, good fortune

 

Hyponyms: liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, Fasciolopsis buski, schistosome, blood fluke, serendipity

 

Part Meronyms: cetacean, cetacean mammal, blower, anchor, ground tackle, harpoon

 

Member Meronyms: Trematoda, class Trematoda

 

 
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