5 letter words ending in EI

5 letter words ending in EI in English

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Common 5 letter words ending in EI with meaning


1. Parts of Speech: Noun (plural)

2. Definitions: The upper part of a mushroom cap that is distinct from the stem.

3. Pronunciations:
US: /pɪˈliːaɪ/
UK: /pɪˈliːaɪ/

4. Origin and Usage: The word "pilei" is the plural form of the Latin word "pileus," which means "cap" or "hat." It is commonly used in mycology to refer to the upper part of a mushroom cap that is distinct from the stem.

5. Synonyms: Mushroom caps, toadstool caps, fungal caps.

6. Related Words: Fungi, spore, mycel, hypha.

7. Example Sentences:
- The pilei of the mushroom were a vibrant shade of red.
- The pilei of the toadstool were covered in tiny white spots.

Parts of Speech



1. a person born in the US or Canada whose parents were immigrants from Japan

2. a Japanese-American


US: /ˈniːseɪ/

UK: /ˈniːseɪ/

Origin and Usage

The term "nisei" originated from the Japanese language. It was first used to describe the second generation of Japanese immigrants to the US and Canada. During World War II, tens of thousands of nisei were forcibly removed from their homes and placed in internment camps. Today, the term is still used to describe Japanese-Americans of the second generation and their experiences.


second generation Japanese-American, Japanese-American born to immigrant parents

Related Words

issei, sansei, yonsei

Example Sentences
  1. The nisei community has a rich cultural heritage.
  2. Many nisei served in the US military during World War II.
  3. Her parents were nisei who had immigrated to the US in the early 1900s.