眉 means 'eyebrow'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1409   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 31 words   Used in 49 words   Used in 53 names   Component in 5 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ビ   ミ
   まゆ eyebrow
Top component exists as a kanji, 𠃜 (stick corpse), not visible on most systems. It is considered a variant of (corpse).
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Find out why “white eyebrows” can mean “finest example.” Learn to use 眉 literally, as in “He arched his eyebrows in surprise” or “He showed his disapproval by raising an eyebrow.” Also discover figurative expressions such as “She felt relieved,” “My husband seemed to frown on my method,” “That story of his sounds very unlikely,” and “It’s urgent to restore Japanese-language education.”
⿸  ⿻   corpse   stick   eye  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 眉 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 眉 is used 39 times, read 3 ways.
ビ : 14 words FIND ALL
emergency; urgency; imminence
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ミ : 1 word FIND ALL
brow; glabella; middle forehead; area between the eyebrows
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まゆ : 24 words FIND ALL
Most common form: まゆ
eyebrow; eyebrows
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An additional 6 less common words include 眉 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2099  Key to Kanji:

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ビ   ミ   まゆ eyebrow   
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ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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