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nostril

noun [C] uk   /ˈnɒs.trəl/  us   /ˈnɑː.strəl/
C2 either of the two openings in the nose through which air moves when you breathe: The horses came to a halt, steam streaming from their nostrils.
Translations of “nostril”
in Arabic فَتْحة الأنْف…
in Korean 콧구멍…
in Malaysian lubang hidung…
in French narine…
in Turkish burun deliği…
in Italian narice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼻孔…
in Russian ноздря…
in Polish dziurka w nosie, nozdrze…
in Vietnamese lỗ mũi…
in Spanish fosa nasal…
in Portuguese narina…
in Thai รูจมูก…
in German das Nasenloch…
in Catalan nariu…
in Japanese 鼻孔…
in Indonesian lubang hidung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼻孔…
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