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hyponymy (n.)

1955, a linguist's word, from hypo- + second element from Greek onyma "name" (from PIE root *no-men- "name"), with abstract noun ending. The relationship between two words where one may invariably be replaced by the other without changing the sense but not vice versa.

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Definitions of hyponymy

hyponymy (n.)
the semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class;
Synonyms: subordination
From wordnet.princeton.edu