[ ros-troh-kar-uh-neyt, -nit ]
/ ˌrɒs troʊˈkær əˌneɪt, -nɪt /


a chipped flint with a beaklike shape found in the late Tertiary sediments of Suffolk, England, once thought to have been worked by humans but now known to have been shaped by natural nonhuman agencies.

Words nearby rostrocarinate

Origin of rostrocarinate

1950–55; rostro- (combining form representing Latin rōstrum rostrum) + carinate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019