Definition of NIB

the jaws of a bird together with their hornlike covering <a finch cracking seeds in its nib>
Synonyms bill, neb, nib
Related Words mouth; muzzle; mandible, maw, maxilla
the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow <make sure the nib has been sharpened before you try to cut anything>
Synonyms apex, cusp, end, nib, nose, pike, tip

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