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nostrilnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɑs·trəl/
either of the two ​openings in the ​nose through which ​air moves
(Definition of nostril from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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nostrilnoun [C]

uk   /ˈnɒs.trəl/  us   /ˈnɑː.strəl/
C2 either of the two ​openings in the ​nose through which ​airmoves when you ​breathe: The ​horses came to a ​halt, ​steamstreaming from ​their nostrils.
(Definition of nostril from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nostril”
in Korean 콧구멍…
in Arabic فَتْحة الأنْف…
in Malaysian lubang hidung…
in French narine…
in Russian ноздря…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼻孔…
in Italian narice…
in Turkish burun deliği…
in Polish dziurka w nosie, nozdrze…
in Spanish fosa nasal…
in Vietnamese lỗ mũi…
in Portuguese narina…
in Thai รูจมูก…
in German das Nasenloch…
in Catalan nariu…
in Japanese 鼻孔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼻孔…
in Indonesian lubang hidung…
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