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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 (30)
  • Faix if it wasn't that her proboscis is a taste longer,
  • The proboscis is the part of the head that the bug uses to feed on its prey.
  • This response, called the proboscis extension reflex, can assess the bees 'reaction to a particular scent.
  • For the mandibles were sharp, pointed ivory fangs; the proboscis was a kind of tongue in the vaguely mammalian mouths of these moths. for more
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