rostrate

[ros-treyt]
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

adjective
  1. biology having a beak or beaklike process
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rostrate in Medicine

rostrate

[rŏstrāt′, -trĭt]
adj.
  1. Having a beaklike part.
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