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rostrate

[ ros-treyt ]
/ ˈrɒs treɪt /
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adjective
furnished with a rostrum.
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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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Medical definitions for rostrate

rostrate
[ rŏstrāt′, -trĭt ]

adj.
Having a beaklike part.
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