snout /ˈsnaʊt/ 名詞
Snout, v. t. To furnish with a nozzle or point.
1. The long, projecting nose of a beast, as of swine.
2. The nose of a man; -- in contempt.
3. The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.
4. Zool. (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 Zool., any one of many species of beetles having an elongated snout and belonging to the tribe Rhynchophora; a weevil.
Snout moth Zool., any pyralid moth. See Pyralid.
n 1: a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's
head; especially the nose [syn: neb]
2: informal terms for the nose [syn: beak, honker, hooter,
nozzle, snoot, schnozzle, schnoz]
3: beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of
certain insects such as e.g. weevils [syn: rostrum]