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conirostral

[koh-ni-ros-truh l, kon-i-]
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adjective Ornithology.
  1. having a conical bill, as a finch.
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Origin of conirostral

1830–40; coni- (combining form of Latin cōnus cone) + rostral
Related formsco·ni·ros·ter [koh-ni-ros-ter, kon-i-] /ˌkoʊ nɪˈrɒs tər, ˌkɒn ɪ-/, noun
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Historical Examples

  • The Conirostral Passerin are characterised by a strong, robust beak, more or less conical, and without notches.

    Reptiles and Birds

    Louis Figuier