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rostellate

[ros-tl-eyt, -it, ro-stel-it]
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  1. having a rostellum.
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Origin of rostellate

1820–30; < Latin rōstell(um) rostellum + -ate1
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Historical Examples

  • Moggridge figures a flower of Ophrys insectifera in which the rostellate process was replaced by an anther.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters