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bull nose

noun
1.
Veterinary Pathology. a disease of swine caused by bacterial infection of the tissues of the snout causing gross malformation and frequently serious blocking of the nasal passages.
2.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism

bull's nose

noun
1.
bullnose (def 1).
Origin
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for bull-nose

bull nose

noun
1.
Also called atrophic rhinitis. a disease of pigs resulting in deformity of the nose, caused by infection with the bacterium Bordatella bronchiseptica
2.
a rounded edge of a brick, step, etc
3.
a rounded exterior angle, as where two walls meet
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