conirostral

[ koh-ni-ros-truhl, kon-i- ]

adjectiveOrnithology.
  1. having a conical bill, as a finch.

Origin of conirostral

1
1830–40; coni- (combining form of Latin cōnuscone) + rostral

Other words from conirostral

  • co·ni·ros·ter [koh-ni-ros-ter, kon-i-], /ˌkoʊ nɪˈrɒs tər, ˌkɒn ɪ-/, noun

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How to use conirostral in a sentence

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

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