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According to WordNet, the noun "snare" has 5 sense(s).

104249029 strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit.

104249415 a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head.

104249204 a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities.

104248851 a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.

105837370 something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion".


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