A word that is more generic
than a given word, representing a class, a superordinate
Smell (n) is a hypernym for scent (n), stink (n), fragrance, etc.
Word is a hypernym for acronym, eponym, netcronym, synonym, pseudonym, heteronym, homonym, holonym, troponym, ananym, allonym, caconym, cryptonym, dionym, and even hypernym itself, but I don't think anonym.
Noder: M-Noder, Godhead, Pedant, General Wesc, Initiate