Sentence Examples


  • Mastodons, like elephants, always have a pair of upper tusks, while the earlier ones likewise have a short pair in the lower jaw, which is prolonged into a snout-like symphysis for their support.
  • From the structure of the skull, it is thought probable that Abderites had an elongated snout, like that of many Insectivora.
  • - The Rhynchophora are a group of beetles easily recognized by the elongation of the head into a beak or snout, which carries the feelers at its sides and the jaws at its tip. The third tarsal segment is broad and bi-lobed, and the fourth is so small that the feet seem to be only four-segmented.
  • 40), with a straight, cylindrical snout which in some male beetles of the family is longer than the rest of the body.
  • The female uses her snout as a boring instrument to prepare a suitable place for egg-laying.

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