siphorhinal

adjective
si·​pho·​rhi·​nal | \ ¦sīfə¦rīnᵊl \
variants: or less commonly siphorhinian \ -​rinēən \

Definition of siphorhinal

: having tubular nostrils petrels are siphorhinal

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History and Etymology for siphorhinal

Latin sipho siphon + English rhinal or -rhinian (from -rhine + -ian)

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“Siphorhinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siphorhinal. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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