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pug nose

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noun
a short, broad, somewhat turned-up nose.
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Origin of pug nose

First recorded in 1770–80

OTHER WORDS FROM pug nose

pug-nosed [puhg-nohzd], /ˈpʌgˌnoʊzd/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pug nose

pug nose

noun
a short stubby upturned nose

Derived forms of pug nose

pug-nosed, adjective

Word Origin for pug nose

C18: from pug 1
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