fissirostral

[ fis-uh-ros-truh l ]
/ ˌfɪs əˈrɒs trəl /

adjective Ornithology.

having a broad, deeply cleft beak or bill, as the swallows and goatsuckers.
(of the bill) deeply cleft.

Nearby words

  1. fissionable,
  2. fissipalmate,
  3. fissiparity,
  4. fissiparous,
  5. fissiped,
  6. fissura,
  7. fissure,
  8. fissure eruption,
  9. fissure of rolando,
  10. fissure of round ligament

Origin of fissirostral


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British Dictionary definitions for fissirostral

fissirostral

/ (ˌfɪsɪˈrɒstrəl) /

adjective

(of the beaks of some birds) broad and deeply cleft
having such a beak, as swifts and swallows
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