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. [1913 Webster]


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