proboscis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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proboscisnoun [C]

uk   /prəˈbɒs.ɪs/  us   /proʊˈbɑː.sɪs/ (plural probosces ) specialized
the ​longnose of some ​animals, or the ​long tube-like ​mouth of some ​insects: An elephant's ​trunk is a proboscis.
(Definition of proboscis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proboscis”
in Spanish probóscide…
in Vietnamese vòi…
in Malaysian probosis…
in Thai งวงช้าง…
in French trompe…
in German der Rüssel…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物的)长鼻, (昆虫的)喙…
in Indonesian belalai…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物的)長鼻, (昆蟲的)喙…
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