proboscidal


proboscidal
\\prōˈbäsədəl\ adjective
Etymology: Latin proboscid-, proboscis + English -al

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  • proboscidal — pro·bos·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • proboscis —   n. (pl. cises or    ♦ cides ) long snout; prominent nasal organ.    ♦ proboscidal,    ♦ proboscidiform, a. like a proboscis.    ♦ proboscidate,    ♦ proboscidial, proboscidiferous, a. having a proboscis.    ♦ proboscidean, proboscidian, n. & a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • proboscidial — |prōbə|sidēəl, ˌbäs|s adjective Etymology: Latin proboscid , proboscis + English ial : proboscidate * * * proboˈscidial, a. [irreg. for proboscidal.] = proboscidean a. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary