snuffbox Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “snuffbox” - English Dictionary

"snuffbox" in British English

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snuffboxnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsnʌf.bɒks/  us   /ˈsnʌfˌbɑks/

snuffbox noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a ​smallcontainer for ​snuff

snuffbox noun [C] (PART OF BODY )

specialized anatomy a ​hollow at the ​bottom of the ​thumb, near the ​edge of the ​hand : Pain is in the ​area of the ​anatomical snuffbox and is ​worse with ​wrist flexion.
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