- a combining form meaning “nose,” used in the formation of compound words: nasology.
Origin of naso-
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Examples from the Web for naso
It was a prodigy—a ridicule; but he consoled himself—Ovid was called Naso.Jacob Faithful
Captain Frederick Marryat
I will add this inscription too; "Naso, for the preservation of Corinna, offers these."
"But they are necessary, to keep the mob in subjection," said Naso.
"Well, give your screw another turn," said Naso with a hideous chuckle.
"I declare for the edict," exclaimed with energy the truculent Naso.
from Latin nāsus nose
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