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snuff·box

 (snŭf′bŏks′)
n.
A small, often decorated box with a hinged lid, used for carrying snuff.
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snuffbox

(ˈsnʌfˌbɒks)
n
(Antiques) a container, often of elaborate ornamental design, for holding small quantities of snuff
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snuff•box

(ˈsnʌfˌbɒks)

n.
a box for holding snuff, esp. one small enough to be carried in the pocket.
[1680–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snuffbox - a small ornamental box for carrying snuff in your pocketsnuffbox - a small ornamental box for carrying snuff in your pocket
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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Translations

snuffbox

[ˈsnʌfbɒks] Ncaja f de rapé, tabaquera f
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snuffbox

nSchnupftabakdose f, → Tabatiere f (geh)
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snuffbox

[ˈsnʌfˌbɒks] ntabacchiera
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References in periodicals archive ?
On examination, he had persistent anatomic snuffbox tenderness.
Given the high suspicion for occult carpal fracture in the setting of negative radiographs and the proximity of the pain to the anatomic snuffbox region, a computed tomography (CT) scan of the wrist was obtained.
In addition, there was associated loss of sensation over a well-circumscribed patch on the right lateral deltoid, belly of the brachioradialis and the web between the dorsum of the right thumb and the right index around the anatomic snuffbox. The general muscle power grade for the shoulder muscles and elbow flexors was 2.