Definition of probang in US English:

probang

noun

Medicine
  • A strip of flexible material with a sponge or tuft at the end, used to remove an object from or apply medication to the throat.

Origin

Mid 17th century (named provang by its inventor): perhaps an alteration suggested by probe.

Pronunciation

probang

/ˈprōˌbaNG//ˈproʊˌbæŋ/