HyperDic: proboscis

English > 2 senses of the word proboscis:
NOUNbodyproboscisthe human nose (especially when it is large)
animalproboscis, trunka long flexible snout as of an elephant
proboscis > pronunciation
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English > proboscis: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe human nose (especially when it is large).
Broadernose, olfactory organThe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishtrompa
Catalanprobòscide, trompa
English > proboscis: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA long flexible snout as of an elephant.
Synonymtrunk
Part ofelephantFive-toed pachyderm
mammothAny of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene
Broadersnout, nebA long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head
Spanishprobóscide, trompa
Catalantrompa

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