\pɹəbˈɒskɪs], \pɹəbˈɒskɪs], \p_ɹ_ə_b_ˈɒ_s_k_ɪ_s]\
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A hollow organ or tube attached to the head, or connected with the mouth, of various animals, and generally used in taking food or drink; a snout; a trunk.
By extension, applied to various tubelike mouth organs of the lower animals that can be everted or protruded.
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The trunk, as of an elephant, to take and convey food to the mouth, or the snout of an insect, to suck blood or juice.
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