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dentirostral

[den-ti-ros-truh l]
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adjective Ornithology.
  1. having a toothlike projection on the cutting edge of the bill, as falcons and shrikes.

Origin of dentirostral

First recorded in 1835–45; denti- + rostral
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  • Dentirostral, den-ti-ros′tral, adj. having the mandibles of the beak toothed or notched, as certain birds.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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