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(nāsəs, -zəs)
  1. The nose.
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Historical Examples of nasus

  • When the Nasus, Gen, &c. are dilated so as to shelter and overshadow the mouth.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)

    William Kirby

  • That part of the Face immediately contiguous to the Antenn, that lies behind the Nasus, when distinctly marked out.

  • Name from Nasus tortus, a convulsed nose, alluding to the effect of its pungent qualities.