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Definition of "neb" []

  • A beak of a bird. (noun)
  • A nose; a snout. (noun)
  • A projecting part, especially a nib. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neb" in a sentence
  • "It is only rarely, and at a later period, that prophecy is called nebû'ah, a cognate of nabî '; more ordinarily we find hazôn, vision, or word of God, oracle"
  • "The figure is standing on a basket called a neb, which in ancient Egyptian iconography signifies a ruler or deity."
  • "The current thinking on Neanderthal physiology includes a neb which is capable of a large throughput, such as that."