Definition of probang in English:

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probang

Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊbaŋ/

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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