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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long flexible snout as of an elephant; The human nose (especially when it is large).

Usage examples (29)
  • Basi-proboscis: basal third of the flexed proboscis of muscid flies.
  • Mediproboscis: the middle third of the flexed proboscis of muscid flies.
  • From the under side of the head arises the long, fleshy proboscis (Fig. 40).
  • Others, like Rangea had a kind of proboscis that grazed microbial mats, "she added. for more
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