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Originally ‘snout’, from Proto-Albanian *skuntā, from *skuna ‘stake, pole’ (modern hu), close to Germanic *skuna, *skunō (compare Faroese skon, Norwegian skut (“projection, overhang”)). More at hu.
- tapered protrusion; ship's prow, promontory
- (colloquial) spout
- (geography) cape, promontory, point