Proboscidate
Proboscidate Pro*bos"ci*date, a. [See {Proboscis}.] (Zo["o]l.) Having a proboscis; proboscidial. [1913 Webster]

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  • proboscidate — adjective /pɹəˈbɒsɪdeɪt,pɹəˈbɒsɪdət/ Having, or shaped like, a proboscis. The visitor [...] returned several times to the pictures of little Armande in her bath, pressing a proboscidate rubber toy to her shiny stomach or standing up, dimple… …   Wiktionary

  • proboscidate — /proh bos i dayt /, adj. having a proboscis. [1820 30; < L proboscid (s. of proboscis) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • proboscidate — pro·bos·ci·date …   English syllables

  • proboscidate — ˌdāt adjective Etymology: Latin proboscid , proboscis + English ate : having a proboscis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proboscidial — Pro bos*cid i*al, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Proboscidate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proboscidato — pl.m. proboscidati sing.f. proboscidata pl.f. proboscidate …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • proboscis —   n. (pl. cises or    ♦ cides ) long snout; prominent nasal organ.    ♦ proboscidal,    ♦ proboscidiform, a. like a proboscis.    ♦ proboscidate,    ♦ proboscidial, proboscidiferous, a. having a proboscis.    ♦ proboscidean, proboscidian, n. & a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • proboscidial — |prōbə|sidēəl, ˌbäs|s adjective Etymology: Latin proboscid , proboscis + English ial : proboscidate * * * proboˈscidial, a. [irreg. for proboscidal.] = proboscidean a. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • proboscidiferous — prō|bäsə|dif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Latin proboscid , proboscis + English i + ferous more at proboscis : proboscidate …   Useful english dictionary

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