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CLOACA (cloacae)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cloaca mean? 

CLOACA (noun)
  The noun CLOACA has 1 sense:

1. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water

  Familiarity information: CLOACA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CLOACA (noun)

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A waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


cloaca; sewer; sewerage

Hypernyms ("cloaca" is a kind of...):

drain; drainpipe; waste pipe (a pipe through which liquid is carried away)

Holonyms ("cloaca" is a part of...):

sewage system; sewage works; sewer system (facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage)

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