meronym

/ (ˈmɛrəʊˌnɪm) /

noun

a part of something used to refer to the whole, such as faces meaning people, as in they've seen a lot of faces come and go

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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?

Word Origin for meronym

from Greek meros part + onuma name
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