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English definition of “snuffbox”

snuffbox

noun [C] (part of body)    /ˈsnʌf.bɒks/ US  /ˈsnʌfˌbɑks/ specialized
a hollow on the back of the hand between the thumb and the index finger (= the finger next to the thumb ): Pain is in the area of the anatomic snuffbox and is worse with wrist flexion.The arm
(Definition of snuffbox noun (part of body) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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