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snout

(snout)
n.
a. The projecting nose, jaws, or anterior facial part of an animal's head.
b. A similar prolongation of the anterior portion of the head in certain insects, such as weevils; a rostrum.
c. A spout or nozzle shaped like such a projection.
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To illustrate several of these articles, Feneon began to include photographs of works in his own collection: a snouted, many-toothed Baule helmet mask appears in the pages of the comic piece, while a Kuyu statue with ornate geometric scarifications, now in the British Museum, adorns Janneau's review.
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"Abzhanov's 'snouted' chicken provides a striking demonstration of just how easy it can be to provoke major evolutionary changes," said Craig Albertson, a developmental biologist at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Even the furry, snouted Pindus have reproduced, prolonging speculation on whether they're rodents or pigs (they're pigs!).