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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Snout  \Snout\  (snout),  n.  [OE.  snoute,  probably  of  Scand,  or  Low 
  German  origin;  cf  LG  snute,  D.  snuit,  G.  schnauze,  Sw 
  snut,  snyte,  Dan.  snude,  Icel.  sn?ta  to  blow  the  nose; 
  probably  akin  to  E.  snuff,  v.t.  Cf  {Snite},  {Snot}, 
  {Snuff}.] 
  1.  The  long,  projecting  nose  of  a  beast,  as  of  swine. 
 
  2.  The  nose  of  a  man;  --  in  contempt.  --Hudibras. 
 
  3.  The  nozzle  of  a  pipe,  hose,  etc 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  anterior  prolongation  of  the  head  of  a  gastropod; 
  --  called  also  {rostrum}. 
  b  The  anterior  prolongation  of  the  head  of  weevils  and 
  allied  beetles. 
 
  {Snout  beetle}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  many  species  of  beetles 
  having  an  elongated  snout  and  belonging  to  the  tribe 
  Rhynchophora;  a  weevil. 
 
  {Snout  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  pyralid  moth.  See  {Pyralid}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Snout  \Snout\,  v.  t. 
  To  furnish  with  a  nozzle  or  point. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  snout 
  n  1:  a  long  projecting  or  anterior  elongation  of  an  animal's 
  head;  especially  the  nose  [syn:  {neb}] 
  2:  US  informal  terms  for  the  nose  [syn:  {beak},  {honker},  {hooter}, 
  {nozzle},  {snoot},  {schnozzle}] 
  3:  beaklike  projection  of  the  anterior  part  of  the  head  of 
  certain  insects  such  as  e.g.  weevils  [syn:  {rostrum}] 




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