rostrate

[ ros-treyt ]
/ ˈrɒs treɪt /

adjective

furnished with a rostrum.
Often ros·trat·ed.

Origin of rostrate

1350–1400; < Latin rōstrātus having a beak, curved at the end, equivalent to rōstr(um) rostrum + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for rostrate

rostrate
/ (ˈrɒsˌtreɪt) /

adjective

biology having a beak or beaklike process
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Medicine definitions for rostrate

rostrate
[ rŏstrāt′, -trĭt ]

adj.

Having a beaklike part.
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