noun, plural ros·tra [ros-truh] /ˈrɒs trə/, ros·trums.
Origin of rostrum
Examples from the Web for rostrum
It was hard not to get mixed messages from the rostrum, too.Fear and Loathing at the Republican Leadership Conference|David Freedlander|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That nominee had three challenges as he took the rostrum in Tampa.Romney’s Lame Speech Might Have Gone Better Had He Learned From Bush 1 and Al Gore|Robert Shrum|September 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The rostrum became crowded with dignitaries bent on paying the same homage to Anibal Tabio.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
Rostrum and mentum absent; mouth represented by a minute orifice between the second pair of feet.
Mr. Lowington, on taking the rostrum, said that he had received a petition signed by a majority of the officers and crew.Outward Bound|Oliver Optic
The two other pair of latera, together with the rostrum and sub-carina, form a whorl.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Goldblatt turned pale and started for the rostrum, while the auctioneer motioned the attendant to hold off for a minute.Object: matrimony|Montague Glass