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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The nose of certain animals.

Usage examples (33)
  • With its snout close to the ground, the pig rooted around the yard for food.
  • In company like Duncan’s, my snout is a rank amateur.
  • It must be difficult to notice the odd £100,000 or so missing when your snout is buried so deeply in the trough.
  • Like pigs, peccaries use a specialised rhinarial disk for rooting in soil and their snout is specialised for this behaviour. for more
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