Rostrulum
Rostrulum Ros"tru*lum (-tr[.u]*l[u^]m), n.; pl. {Rostrula}. [NL., dim. of L. rostrum a beak.] A little rostrum, or beak, as of an insect. [1913 Webster]

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  • rostrulum — n. [L. dim. rostrum, beak] A small beak or rostrum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Rostrula — Rostrulum Ros tru*lum ( tr[.u]*l[u^]m), n.; pl. {Rostrula}. [NL., dim. of L. rostrum a beak.] A little rostrum, or beak, as of an insect. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rostrular — ˈrästrələ(r) adjective Etymology: rostrulum + ar : of or relating to a rostrulum …   Useful english dictionary

  • rostrum —   n. (pl. ra) beak; prow of ancient warship; platform or pulpit for speaking; musical conductor s dais; any beak like part or thing.    ♦ rostral, a.    ♦ rostrate, a. beaked.    ♦ rostriform,    ♦ rostroid, a. beak like.    ♦ rostrulum, n. (pl.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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