rostellate

[ ros-tl-eyt, -it, ro-stel-it ]
/ ˈrɒs tlˌeɪt, -ɪt, rɒˈstɛl ɪt /

adjective

having a rostellum.

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Origin of rostellate

1820–30; <Latin rōstell(um) rostellum + -ate1
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Example sentences from the Web for rostellate

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

    Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters