mero.gif (875 octets)   meronym
The name of a constituent part of, the substance of, or a member of something.
X is a meronym of Y if X is a part of Y.
X is a meronym of Y if X is a substance of Y.
X is a meronym of Y if X is a member of Y.
 
meronym      
wing mero.gif (875 octets) bird component-object
mouth mero.gif (875 octets) face component-object
branch mero.gif (875 octets) tree component-object
tree mero.gif (875 octets) forest member-collection
oxygen mero.gif (875 octets) air substance-object
adolescence mero.gif (875 octets) growing up phase-process
paying mero.gif (875 octets) shopping feature activity

see holonym (the inverse relation)