Definition of proboscoid in US English:

proboscoid

adjective

  • Shaped like or suggestive of a proboscis or nose; having a proboscis.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From probosc- + -oid.

Pronunciation

proboscoid

/prəˈbɒskɔɪd/