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proboscidate

[ proh-bos-i-deyt ]
/ proʊˈbɒs ɪˌdeɪt /
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adjective
having a proboscis.
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Origin of proboscidate

1820–30; <Latin proboscid- (stem of proboscis) + -ate1
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