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Correct spelling:
proboscis
Definition:

Trunk, as of an elephant, & c.

Other synonyms:
blowhole, compound eye, smeller, beak, schnoz, carapace, trunk, leg, feelers, anatomical, torso, Roman nose, bony, nose, automobile trunk, mandible, neb, schnozzle, pincer, arm, abdomen, snoot, belly, antler, gossamer, capsule, segment, antenna, conk slang, bole, anatomy, nozzle, snout, honker, tree trunk, luggage compartment, convex, button nose, body.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Had there been proboscis," he thinks, " there would have been supplementary appendages,- the former creates the latter."
    - no no - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon", J. Emerson Tennent.
  2. A round rat- shaped head follows this twitching proboscis.
    - no no - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon", J. Emerson Tennent. - "The Story of the Trapper", A. C. Laut.
  3. The worst flies were the small grey species, with a long proboscis, similar to those that are often seen in houses in England.
    - no no - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon", J. Emerson Tennent. - "The Story of the Trapper", A. C. Laut. - "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.

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