Rostellate
Rostellate Ros"tel*late, a. [NL. rostellatus.] Having a rostellum, or small beak; terminating in a beak. [1913 Webster]

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  • rostellate — [räs′tə lāt΄, räs′təlit] adj. [ModL rostellatus < rostellum: see ROSTELLUM] having a rostellum …   English World dictionary

  • rostellate — adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rostellate — /ros tl ayt , it, ro stel it/, adj. having a rostellum. [1820 30; < L rostell(um) ROSTELLUM + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rostellate — adj. having a beak or beaklike part …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rostellate — ros·tel·late …   English syllables

  • rostellate — /rɒsˈtɛlət/ (say ros teluht) adjective having a rostellum. {rostell(um) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rostellate — ˈrästəˌlāt, (ˈ)rä|stelə̇t adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin rostellatus, from New Latin rostellum + Latin atus ate : having a rostellum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rostrate — Ros trate, Rostrated Ros tra*ted, a. [L. rostratus, fr. rostrum a beak. See {Rostrum}.] 1. Having a process resembling the beak of a bird; beaked; rostellate. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished or adorned with beaks; as, rostrated galleys. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rostrated — Rostrate Ros trate, Rostrated Ros tra*ted, a. [L. rostratus, fr. rostrum a beak. See {Rostrum}.] 1. Having a process resembling the beak of a bird; beaked; rostellate. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished or adorned with beaks; as, rostrated galleys.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …   Wikipedia

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