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1. proboscis

noun. ['proʊˈbɑːsəs'] a long flexible snout as of an elephant.

Synonyms

  • snout
  • neb
  • elephant
  • mammoth

Antonyms

  • little
  • rear
  • back
  • pull

Etymology

  • proboscis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Proboscis

  • calabasas
  • manassas
  • colossus

How do you pronounce proboscis?

Pronounce proboscis as proʊˈbɑsəs.

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Sentences with proboscis


1. Noun, singular or mass
It will then inject its proboscis into the whole and drain the meat from the clam.

2. Adjective
Most proboscis monkey groups spend their days feeding, resting, traveling and watching for predators.

3. Verb, base form
The primary threat to proboscis monkeys is habitat loss.

2. proboscis

noun. ['proʊˈbɑːsəs'] the human nose (especially when it is large).

Synonyms

  • olfactory organ

Etymology

  • proboscis (Latin)
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