- furnished with a rostrum.
Origin of rostrate
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Rostrate, bearing a beak (Rostrum) or a prolonged appendage.The Elements of Botany
Promuscis: an extended mouth structure: has been applied to the long tongue of bees and to the rostrate structure in Hemiptera.
Rostrate: the head, when it has a long protraction bearing the mouth parts.
Valve lanceolate, with produced or rostrate apices; pseudo-nodule wide, excentric.
Valve linear with rostrate apices; cost robust; stri delicate, 20 in 10 .
- biology having a beak or beaklike process
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- Having a beaklike part.
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