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snout (n.)

early 13c., "trunk or projecting nose of an animal," from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch snute "snout," from Proto-Germanic *snut- (source also of German Schnauze, Norwegian snut, Danish snude "snout"), which Watkins traces to a hypothetical Germanic root *snu- forming words having to do with the nose, imitative of a sudden drawing of breath (compare Old English gesnot "nasal mucus;" German schnauben "pant, puff, snort" (Austrian dialect), schnaufen "breathe heavily, pant," Schnupfen "cold in the head;" Old Norse snaldr "snout" (of a serpent), snuthra "to sniff, snuffle"). Of other animals and (contemptuously) of humans from c. 1300.

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Definitions of snout from WordNet

snout (n.)
a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose;
Synonyms: neb
snout (n.)
informal terms for the nose;
Synonyms: beak / honker / hooter / nozzle / snoot / schnozzle / schnoz
snout (n.)
beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils;
Synonyms: rostrum
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