muzzle

(redirected from wire muzzle)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

muzzle

1. the projecting part of the face, usually the jaws and nose, of animals such as the dog and horse
2. a guard or strap fitted over an animal's nose and jaws to prevent it biting or eating
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

muzzle

[′məz·əl]
(ordnance)
The end of the barrel of a gun from which the bullet or projectile emerges.
(vertebrate zoology)
The snout of an animal, as a dog or horse.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.