from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A muscle on either side of the nose, the action of which is to depress the ala?, narrowing the anterior nares. Also called compressor naris.
  • noun A remarkable genus of semnopithecine monkeys, containing the proboscis-monkey of Borneo, Semnopithecus nasalis or Nasalis larvatus.
  • noun See cut in next column.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A genus of mammals comprising the proboscis monkeys.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A muscle of the nose.

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  • noun proboscis monkeys


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  • Now, if one thousand years may represent the period required for the evolution of the species _S. nasalis_, and of the other species of the genus Semnopithecus; ten times that period should, I think, be allowed for the differentiation of that genus, the African Cercopithecus and the other genera of the family

    On the Genesis of Species

  • The Nasal Part of the Pharynx (pars nasalis pharyngis; nasopharynx) lies behind the nose and above the level of the soft palate: it differs from the oral and laryngeal parts of the pharynx in that its cavity always remains patent.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2c. The Pharynx

  • Several kinds of mammals are peculiar to the island, among which may be mentioned the long-nosed monkey (_nasalis larvatus_).

    Through Central Borneo; an Account of Two Years' Travel in the Land of Head-Hunters Between the Years 1913 and 1917

  • Pyctorhis nasalis, _Legge, Hume, Cat. _ no. 385 bis.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

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    Rational Review

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