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muzzle

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noun muz·zle \ˈməz-əl\

Medical Definition of muzzle

  1. 1:  the projecting jaws and nose of an animal :  snout

  2. 2:  a fastening or covering for the mouth of an animal used to prevent eating or biting



Illustration of muzzle


2

muzzle

transitive verb muz·zle

Medical Definition of muzzle

muzzled; muzzling \-(ə-)liŋ\play

  1. :  to fit with a muzzle





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