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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nos·tril /ˈnɑstrəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 nos·tril /ˈnɑstrəl/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nos·tril n.
 1. Anat. One of the external openings of the nose, which give passage to the air breathed and to secretions from the nose and eyes; one of the anterior nares.
 Note:In sperm whales, porpoises, and allied animals, there is only one nostril, which is situated on the top of the head and called a spiracle.
 2. Perception; insight; acuteness. [Obs.]
 Methinks a man
 Of your sagacity and clear nostril should
 Have made another choice.   --B. Jonson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity
          in the nose [syn: anterior naris]