Hypertext Webster Gateway: "neb"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Neb \Neb\, n. [AS. nebb head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef,
beak of a bird, nose, Dan. n[ae]b beak, bill, Sw. n["a]bb,
n["a]f, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G.
schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel, and E. snap. Cf. {Nib}, {Snap},
The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as
of a pen. [Also written {nib}.] --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's
head; especially the nose [syn: {snout}]
2: horny projecting mouth of a bird [syn: {beak}, {bill}, {nib},

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