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Correct spelling:
proboscis
Definition:
An animal's trunk.

Synonyms:

noun
animal
proboscis, trunk.
beak
mandible, neb, nib, projection, Mandibles, NEBS, NIBS, peckers, pecker.
body
proboscis.
nose
beak, organ, snoot, snout, trunk, Haustellum.
proboscis
trunk.
snout
rostrum.
Examples of usage:
  1. The elephant thrust his proboscis into the lake, which disturbed the reflection. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  2. It settled on a chip of wood, uncoiled its delicate proboscis, and spread its fulvous and deeply indented wings. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  3. As they drew near, the mother elephant set herself on the danger side of her little one, and putting her proboscis over it, as if to assure it of protection, urged it to run, which it did pretty smartly. – Hunting the Lions by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. Two cobblers took an ill will to this inoffensive creature, and several times pricked him on the proboscis with their awls. – Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match by Francis C. Woodworth
  5. We know that you were in the Langrye accident, for I saw you there, and in consideration of the injury to your nerves and the damage to your proboscis, we are willing to give you a five- pound note as a sort of sticking- plaster at once to your nose and your feelings. – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne

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