Nose is the part of the face used for breathing and smelling, or the ability to detect something.(noun)
Nose is defined as to find by the sense of smell.(verb)
An example of to nose is for a dog to find drugs by smelling the area.
See nose in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE nosu, akin to Ger nase, orig. a dual, meaning “the two nostrils” < IE base *nas-, nostril > Sans nāsā, the nose, lit., pair of nostrils, L nasus, nose & naris (pl. nares), nostril
See nose in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English nosu; see nas- in Indo-European roots.
See nose in Ologies
bleeding from the nose; nosebleed.
a scientific study of the nose. —nasologist, n. —nasological, adj.
an electrically lighted instrument for examining the nasal cavities. —nasoscopic, adj.
the analysis of character and intelligence by studying the physical characteristics of the nose. —noseological, adj.
irritation of the nose, especially of the mucous membrane lining it.
the branch of medical science that studies the nose and its diseases. —rhinologist, n. —rhinologic, rhinological, adj.
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