a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker(noun)
horny projecting mouth of a bird
A bird's beak or bill.
A person's mouth.
A person's nose.
The nose or snout of an animal, now especially of a fish.
A projecting extremity; a point or sharp projection.
A nib, as of a pen.
Origin: nebb, from . Cognate with Danish næb, Dutch neb, German Schnabel, Old Norse nef, Swedish näbb, Swedish regional näv.
the nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as of a pen
Origin: [AS. nebb head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef, beak of a bird, nose, Dan. naeb beak, bill, Sw. nbb, nf, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G. schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel, and E. snap. Cf. Nib, Snap, Snaffle.]
Neb is a fictional character from the 1941 film Mysterious Island.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
neb, n. the beak of a bird: the nose: the sharp point of anything.—adj. Nebb′y (Scot.), saucy. [A.S. nebb, the face; cog. with Dut. neb, beak.]
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ben , Ben
The numerical value of neb in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of neb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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In the past, the NEB has relied on these safety conditions to justify its approval of highly controversial pipeline projects.
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