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Synonyms for proboscis
proʊˈbɒs ɪs, -kɪs; -ˈbɒs ɪˌdizpro·boscis

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 4 votes

  1. proboscisnoun

    the human nose (especially when it is large)


  2. proboscis, trunknoun

    a long flexible snout as of an elephant

    trunk, luggage compartment, automobile trunk, bole, body, torso, tree trunk

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  1. proboscisnoun

    snout, trunk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 2 votes

  1. proboscisnoun

    snout, trunk, haustellum (sucking proboscis)

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    We have to protect this stretch of land, if we lose this river edge, where are all the proboscis monkeys going to go? Where are all the (300) orangutans going to go?

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