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proboscis

noun [C] uk   /prəˈbɒs.ɪs/ us    /proʊˈbɑː.sɪs/ ( plural probosces ) specialized
the long nose of some animals, or the long tube-like mouth of some insects: An elephant's trunk is a proboscis.
Translations of “proboscis”
in Spanish probóscide…
in French trompe…
in German der Rüssel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物的)長鼻, (昆蟲的)喙…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物的)长鼻, (昆虫的)喙…
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