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proboscis

noun

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the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity
  • if there were a direct relation between mendacity and the length of one's proboscis, hers would be a mile long

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The first known use of proboscis was in 1601

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“Proboscis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proboscis. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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