snout

Part of speech: noun

The forward projecting part of a beast's head; muzzle.

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Usage examples "snout":

  1. It had a pointed snout, long ears, short, thick limbs, and stout claws. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. In another moment his snout rose above the water; his wide jaws, armed with a terrific double row of teeth, appeared; the dead fish was engulfed, and the shark sank out of sight. - "The Coral Island", R.M. Ballantyne.
  3. That means tragedy- not the wolf at the door, but with his snout right in the platter." - "The Second Generation", David Graham Phillips.