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snout

1. the part of the head of a vertebrate, esp a mammal, consisting of the nose, jaws, and surrounding region, esp when elongated
2. the corresponding part of the head of such insects as weevils
3. a brownish noctuid moth, Hypena proboscidalis, that frequents nettles: named from the palps that project prominently from the head at rest

snout

[snau̇t]
(geography)
A promontory or protruding mass of rock.
(hydrology)
The protruding lower extremity of a glacier.
(vertebrate zoology)
The elongated nose of various mammals.
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Travis Alexander, Thomas Collins, and Carol Miles also evaluated whether different extraction methods would yield differing output in either quantity or quality of 'Brown Snout' apple juice and cider.
"We would expect to see the same palatal structures and snout shapes in both shartegosuchids and extant crocodiles if they were using it for similar functions and had evolved a closed palate for similar reasons," Dollman concluded.
The blood vessels and nerves that supply the head are poorly documented in dinosaur fossils, but the new study published in online journal Scientific Reports shows that Neovenator may have possessed pressure receptors in the skin of its snout - similar to those which allow crocodiles to forage in murky water.
Add whatever you want to make your dragon amazing, such as thick haws, sharp cheeks, and extra curve to the snout.
An embryo must keep its snout aligned with the hole for a speedy exit.
Ian Badham of the local air ambulance service said: "He found a spanner and bashed at least one crocodile on the snout.
pig's snout' is--through the mechanism of zoosemy--employed secondarily as a contemptible appellation denoting a person's face, not infrequently with more general aesthetic, behavioural and/or moral connotations.
We are now coming to the end of section one, over Maize Beck Footbridge, past Moss Shop lead workings, over the Grain Beck bridge to Birkdale Footbridge between Cow Green Dam and Cauldron Snout waterfall.
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When a fish is caught, the snout (or sometimes the entire head) is removed and sent to the scientists to analyze.
The Alaska Dispatch News reports that the three Matanuska-Susitna Borough residents spotted the animal's snout sticking out of the snow and used shovels to free the moose.