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EtymologyEdit

Latin nasutus.

AdjectiveEdit

nasute (comparative more nasute, superlative most nasute)

  1. Having a long snout.
  2. (obsolete) Having a sensitive sense of smell.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Evelyn to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) pedantic; captious

NounEdit

nasute (plural nasutes)

  1. A kind of termite with a nasus.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for nasute in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nāsūtus (large-nosed, satirical).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nāsūtē (comparative nāsūtius, superlative nāsūtissimē)

  1. satirically, scornfully, wittily, sarcastically

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