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English noun: proboscis

1. proboscis (body) the human nose (especially when it is large)

Broader (hypernym)nose, olfactory organ

Domain usagecolloquialism

2. proboscis (animal) a long flexible snout as of an elephant


Broader (hypernym)neb, snout

Part meronymelephant, mammoth

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