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snub-nosed

[snuhb-nohzd] /ˈsnʌbˌnoʊzd/
adjective
1.
having a snub nose:
a snub-nosed child.
2.
having a blunt end:
snub-nosed pliers.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
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  • Temperature restrictions are even stricter for snub-nosed animals.
British Dictionary definitions for snub-nosed

snub-nosed

adjective
1.
having a short turned-up nose
2.
(of a pistol) having an extremely short barrel
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