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snout

 (snout)
n.
1.
a. The projecting nose, jaws, or anterior facial part of an animal's head.
b. A similar prolongation of the anterior portion of the head in certain insects, such as weevils; a rostrum.
c. A spout or nozzle shaped like such a projection.
2. Slang The human nose.

[Middle English, probably of Old English origin.]
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snout

(snaʊt)
n
1. (Zoology) the part of the head of a vertebrate, esp a mammal, consisting of the nose, jaws, and surrounding region, esp when elongated
2. (Zoology) the corresponding part of the head of such insects as weevils
3. anything projecting like a snout, such as a nozzle or the lower end of a glacier
4. (Anatomy) slang a person's nose
5. (Animals) Also called: snout moth a brownish noctuid moth, Hypena proboscidalis, that frequents nettles: named from the palps that project prominently from the head at rest
6. (Brewing) slang Brit a cigarette or tobacco
7. slang an informer
[C13: of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse snyta, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snūte]
ˈsnouted adj
ˈsnoutless adj
ˈsnoutˌlike adj
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snout

(snaʊt)

n.
1. the part of an animal's head projecting forward and containing the nose and jaws; muzzle.
2. anything that resembles or suggests an animal's snout in shape, function, etc.
3. a nozzle or spout.
4. a person's nose, esp. when large or prominent.
[1175–1225; Middle English snowte, earlier snute, akin to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snūte]
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snout

(snout)
The projecting nose, jaws, or front part of the head of an animal.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snout - a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's headsnout - a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
muzzle - forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
proboscis, trunk - a long flexible snout as of an elephant
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
2.snout - informal terms for the nosesnout - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
3.snout - beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
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snout

noun proboscis, nose, jaws, trunk, beak, mouth, muzzle Two alligators rest their snouts on the water's surface.
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snout

noun
Slang. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract:
Informal: beak, snoot.
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Translations
فِنْطيسَة الخِنْزير
rypák
tryne
kärsäklyyvarinokkapääsuu
trÿni, snoppa, snjáldur
snuķis
rypák

snout

[snaʊt] N
1. (= nose) [of animal] → hocico m, morro m [of person] → napias fpl
2. (= tobacco) → tabaco m, cigarrillos mpl
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snout

[ˈsnaʊt] nmuseau m
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snout

n
(of animal)Schnauze f; (of pig also, of insect)Rüssel m; (inf, of person) → Rüssel m (inf), → Zinken m (inf)
(sl: = informer) → Spitzel m
(Brit, inf, = tobacco) → Knaster m (inf)
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snout

[snaʊt] n (of animal) → muso; (of pig) → grugno
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

snout

(snaut) noun
the projecting mouth and nose part of certain animals, especially of a pig.
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Cemeteries, churchyards, built environment, parks and green spaces will not be spared the green treatment, which will also benefit tawny owls, buttoned snout moths, hedgehogs, bats and butterflies.
All three are rather drab-coloured snout moths belonging to the genus Hypena, subfamily Hypeninae.