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One entry found for proboscis.
Main Entry: pro·bos·cis
Pronunciation: prschwa-primarystressbäs-schwas, -kschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -bos·cis·es also pro·bos·ci·des /-primarystressbäs-schwa-secondarystressdemacronz/
1 : a long flexible snout; especially : the trunk of an elephant
2 : a long tube-shaped bodily part (as the sucking organ of a butterfly) in the mouth region of an invertebrate
[proboscis illustration]

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