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#122284 07/05/04 02:52 PM
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proboscis
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#122285 07/06/04 12:33 AM
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And is "bos-" meaning protuberant part also seen in "proboscis" ? Or is that redundant? or parallel evolution?

You mean, of course, bosc. From the Greek boskein 'to feed'. Related to bous (Latin bos, English cow, Sanskrit go), but whence the kappa?


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