Word Origin & History

"to blow the nose," c.1100, now Scot. and dial., from O.E. snytan, related to O.N. snyta, M.Du. snuten, O.H.G. snuzen, Ger. schneuzen "to blow one's nose," and to snot.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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