Definition of


  1. (noun, object) a steep descent of the water of a river
  2. (noun, plant) the petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)

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Synonyms of Falls


Alternate forms of Falls

Hyponyms: cascade, cataract

Hypernyms: body of water, chlamys, floral envelope, perianth, perigone, perigonium, water

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