beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker

(noun) horny projecting mouth of a bird

snout, neb

(noun) a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal’s head; especially the nose

Source: WordNet® 3.1



neb (plural nebs)

(now, dialectal) A bird's beak or bill.

(obsolete) A person's mouth.

(now, dialectal) A person's nose.

(now, dialectal) The peak of a flat cap.

(now, dialectal) The nose or snout of an animal, now especially of a fish.

(now, dialectal) A projecting extremity; a point or sharp projection.

(now, dialectal) A nib, as of a pen.


• Ben, EbN, NbE, ben

Proper noun


(astronomy) Initialism of North Equatorial Band.

(UK, historical) Initialism of National Enterprise Board.


• Ben, EbN, NbE, ben

Source: Wiktionary

Neb, n. Etym: [AS. nebb head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef, beak of a bird, nose, Dan. næb beak, bill, Sw. näbb, näf, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G. schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel, and E. snap. Cf. Nib, Snap, Snaffle.]

Definition: The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as of a pen. [Also written nib.] Shak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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2 December 2023


(noun) bird of tropical Africa and Asia having a very large bill surmounted by a bony protuberance; related to kingfishers

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