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rostrate

[ros-treyt] /ˈrɒs treɪt/
adjective
1.
furnished with a rostrum.
Often, rostrated.
Origin of rostrate
1350-1400
1350-1400; < Latin rōstrātus having a beak, curved at the end, equivalent to rōstr(um) rostrum + -ātus -ate1
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rostrate

/ˈrɒsˌtreɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having a beak or beaklike process
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rostrate in Medicine

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

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