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  • n. tip of a mammal's nose that is mostly wet

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, the nostril-piece; the front part of the nasus, or clypeus, or its equivalent when reduced in size: used in the classification of the Neuroptera. In certain lamellicorn beetles it forms a large sclerite between the clypeus and the labrum.
  • n. The area of bare skin around the nostrils of ruminants; the muffle.

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