neb

noun
\ˈneb \

Definition of neb 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1a : the beak of a bird or tortoise : bill

b chiefly dialectal : a person's mouth

c : nose sense 1, snout

2 : nib, tip

Neb

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variants: or Nebr

Definition of Neb (Entry 2 of 3)

Nebraska

NEB

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Definition of NEB (Entry 3 of 3)

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Synonyms for neb

Synonyms: Noun

beak, bill, nib

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Examples of neb in a Sentence

Noun

the cardinal has a black face and a noticeable bright red neb with her round glasses perched on her small neb, the librarian certainly presents an owlish appearance

First Known Use of neb

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for neb

Noun

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse nef beak

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