Roman nose

Roman nose
a nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑hooknose
Hypernyms: ↑nose, ↑olfactory organ

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noun, pl ⋯ noses [count]
: a large nose that curves outward at the top

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ˌRoman ˈnose f13 [Roman nose] noun
a nose that curves out at the top

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  • Roman Nose — Woo ka nay, besser bekannt als Roman Nose (* um 1830 in Colorado; † 17. September 1868) war ein Häuptling der Himoweyuhkis (Crooked Lances oder Elk Horn Scrapers), einer Kriegergesellschaft der Cheyenne Indianer. Roman Nose bekämpfte vehement die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roman nose — Roman Ro man, a. [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. {Romaic}, {Romance}, {Romantic}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roman nose — n a nose that curves out near the top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Roman nose — noun count a large nose that slopes straight down …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Roman nose — ► NOUN ▪ a nose with a high bridge …   English terms dictionary

  • Roman nose — n. a nose with a high, prominent bridge …   English World dictionary

  • Roman Nose —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Henry Roman Nose. Roman Nose à Fort Laramie en 1868 Roman Nose (Nez Romain), alias Arched Nose (Nez Arqué) (Woo ka nay …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roman nose — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Roman nose : singular Roman nose plural Roman noses a large nose that slopes straight down …   English dictionary

  • Roman nose — Roman nosed, adj. a nose having a prominent upper part or bridge. [1615 25] * * * …   Universalium

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