Pronunciation: (snout), [key]
1. the part of an animal's head projecting forward and containing the nose and jaws; muzzle.
2. Entomol.an anterior prolongation of the head bearing the mouth parts, as in snout beetles.
3. anything that resembles or suggests an animal's snout in shape, function, etc.
4. a nozzle or spout.
5. a person's nose, esp. when large or prominent.
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