plural noun, singular nar·is [nair-is] /ˈnɛər ɪs/. Anatomy.
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Examples from the Web for nares
Come to think of it, that would make Nares our modern Uccello, about which I can hardly complain.
He shook him roughly, grinning as he did it, and then Nares' self-control suddenly left him.Long Odds|Harold Bindloss
Consult the new edition of Nares' Glossary, voce Walsingham.Shakespeare Jest-Books;|Unknown
Or the leaves of the wild primrose may be distilled, and the nares bathed with the juice.The Art and Practice of Hawking|Edward B. Michell
The pre-orbital vacuities are small or absent, and the nares are large and placed far forwards.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
(b) Nares suggests that the proper name is “Cratch Cradle,” and is derived from the archaic word cratch, meaning a manger.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol I of II)|Alice Bertha Gomme
British Dictionary definitions for nares
pl n singular naris (ˈnɛərɪs)
Word Origin for nares
Word Origin and History for nares
"nostrils," 1690s, from Latin nares, plural of naris "nostril," from PIE root *nas- (see nose (n.)).