Definition of proboscidial in English:

proboscidial

(also proboscideal)

adjective

Zoology
  • Having a proboscis; of or relating to a proboscis; having the form or shape of a proboscis.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From classical Latin proboscid-, proboscis proboscis + -ial.

Pronunciation

proboscidial

/ˌprɒbəˈsɪdɪəl/