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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Neb  \Neb\,  n.  [AS.  nebb  head,  face;  akin  to  D.  neb,  Icel.  nef, 
  beak  of  a  bird,  nose,  Dan.  n[ae]b  beak,  bill,  Sw  n["a]bb, 
  n["a]f,  and  prob.  also  to  D.  sneb,  snavel,  bill,  beak,  G. 
  schnabel,  Dan.  &  Sw  snabel,  and  E.  snap.  Cf  {Nib},  {Snap}, 
  The  nose;  the  snout;  the  mouth;  the  beak  of  a  bird;  a  nib,  as 
  of  a  pen.  [Also  written  {nib}.]  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  long  projecting  or  anterior  elongation  of  an  animal's 
  head;  especially  the  nose  [syn:  {snout}] 
  2:  horny  projecting  jaws  of  a  bird  [syn:  {beak},  {bill},  {nib}] 

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