naris


plural noun, singular nar·is [nair-is] /ˈnɛər ɪs/. Anatomy.

  1. the nostrils or the nasal passages.

pl n singular naris (ˈnɛərɪs)

  1. anatomy the nostrils

n.“nostrils,” 1690s, from Latin nares, plural of naris “nostril,” from PIE root *nas- (see nose (n.)). n. pl. nar•es (-ēz)

  1. The anterior opening on either side of the nasal cavity.

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