hooknose

[hook-nohz]
noun
a curved nose; aquiline nose.

Origin:
1680–90; hook1 + nose

hooknosed, adjective
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hooknose (ˈhʊkˌnəʊz)
 
n
a nose with a pronounced outward and downward curve; aquiline nose
 
'hooknosed
 
adj

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Diet hooknosed snakes feed primarily on spiders and centipedes.
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