nostril

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Etymology[edit]

From nose + thirl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: nŏs'trəl, IPA(key): /ˈnɒstrɪl/, /ˈnɒstrəl/

Noun[edit]

nostril (plural nostrils)

  1. Either of the two orifices located on the nose (or on the beak of a bird); used as a passage for air and other gases to travel the nasal passages.

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