Etymology
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neb (n.)

"beak or bill of a bird," Old English nebb "beak, nose; human face, countenance; beak-shaped thing," from Proto-Germanic nabja "beak, nose" (source also of Old Norse nef "beak, nose," Middle Dutch nebbe "beak," Old High German snabul, German Schnabel "beak," Old Frisian snavel "mouth"), which is of uncertain origin.

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Definitions of neb

neb (n.)
a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose;
Synonyms: snout
neb (n.)
horny projecting mouth of a bird;
Synonyms: beak / bill / nib / pecker
From wordnet.princeton.edu