Rostral
Rostral Ros"tral, a. [L. rostralis, fr. rostrum a beak; cf. F. rostral.] Of or pertaining to the beak or snout of an animal, or the beak of a ship; resembling a rostrum, esp., the rostra at Rome, or their decorations. [1913 Webster]

[Monuments] adorned with rostral crowns and naval ornaments. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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  • rostral — rostral, ale, aux [ rɔstral, o ] adj. • 1663; h. XVIe; de rostre 1 ♦ Antiq. rom. Orné d éperons de navires. Colonne rostrale, érigée en souvenir d une victoire navale. 2 ♦ Anat. En forme de bec. ● rostral, rostrale, rostraux adjectif ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • rostral — (Del lat. rostrālis). adj. Que remata en punta a modo de pico o de espolón. ☛ V. columna rostral, corona rostral …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • rostral — [räs′trəl] adj. [LL rostralis] 1. of, in, or on a rostrum 2. decorated with rostrums, or beaks of ships [rostral pillars] …   English World dictionary

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