proboscises

variants also proboscides
plural of proboscis
as in snouts
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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“Proboscises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proboscises. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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