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hooknose

[hoo k-nohz] /ˈhʊkˌnoʊz/
noun
1.
a curved nose; aquiline nose.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; hook1 + nose
Related forms
hooknosed, adjective
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  • Diet hooknosed snakes feed primarily on spiders and centipedes.
British Dictionary definitions for hooknosed

hooknose

/ˈhʊkˌnəʊz/
noun
1.
a nose with a pronounced outward and downward curve; aquiline nose
Derived Forms
hooknosed, adjective
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