Definition of probang in English:

probang

Line breaks: pro|bang
Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊbaŋ
 
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noun

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

Origin

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

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