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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water.

Usage examples (28)
  • Turtles under the ice breathe through their skin and through an allpurpose opening called the cloaca.
  • (known as a cloaca, as in both birds and reptiles).
  • The egg passes into the cloaca and out of the hen.
  • The male transfers sperm into the female through the cloaca. for more
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  • She found a small "clock" (device to measure time) in the "cloaca" (internal cavity in birds and fish) of the fish, so she put it under her "cloak" (cape) to take it home.
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