rostrate

rostrate

[ros-treyt]
adjective
furnished with a rostrum.
Also, rostrated.


Origin:
1350–1400; < Latin rōstrātus having a beak, curved at the end, equivalent to rōstr(um) rostrum + -ātus -ate1

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rostrate (ˈrɒsˌtreɪt)
 
adj
biology having a beak or beaklike process

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rostrate ros·trate (rŏs'trāt', -trĭt)
adj.
Having a beaklike part.

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