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snout

noun [C]  /snɑʊt/ us  
the nose and mouth that stick out from the face of some animals: a dog’s snout
Translations of “snout”
in Spanish morro, hocico…
in French museau, groin…
in German die Schnauze…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一些動物突出的)口鼻部, (人的)鼻子…
in Russian рыло…
in Turkish uzun hayvan burnu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一些动物突出的)口鼻部, (人的)鼻子…
in Polish ryj, pysk, morda…
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