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snout / snout/ • n. 1. the projecting nose and mouth of an animal, esp. a mammal. ∎ derog. a person's nose. ∎  the projecting front or end of something such as a pistol. 2. Brit., inf. a cigarette. ∎  tobacco. DERIVATIVES: snout·ed adj. [often in comb.] long-snouted baboons. snout·y adj.

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snout †elephant's trunk; nose, muzzle. XIII. ME. snūte — MLG., MDu. snūt(e) (Du. snuit); ult. f. Gmc. *snūt-. whence also late OE. snȳtan clear the nose = (M)LG. snüten, OHG. snūzen (G. schneuzen snuff a candle, blow the nose), ON. snýta.

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snout The steep, terminal zone of a glacier. It is usually heavily loaded with debris.

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snout The steep, terminal zone of a glacier; it is usually heavily loaded with debris.

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