1. small weevil having a prolonged snout; destructive to e.g. grains and nuts;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Snout \Snout\ (snout), n. [OE. snoute, probably of Scand, or Low
German origin; cf. LG. snute, D. snuit, G. schnauze, Sw.
snut, snyte, Dan. snude, Icel. sn?ta to blow the nose;
probably akin to E. snuff, v.t. Cf. Snite, Snot,
1. The long, projecting nose of a beast, as of swine.
2. The nose of a man; -- in contempt. --Hudibras.
3. The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.
(a) The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod;
-- called also rostrum.
(b) The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and
Snout beetle (Zool.), any one of many species of beetles
having an elongated snout and belonging to the tribe
Rhynchophora; a weevil.
Snout moth (Zool.), any pyralid moth. See Pyralid.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: small weevil having a prolonged snout; destructive to e.g.
grains and nuts