Brevirostrate
Brevirostral Brev`i*ros"tral, Brevirostrate Brev`i*ros"trate, a. [L. brevis short + E. rostral, rostrate.] (Zo["o]l.) Short-billed; having a short beak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • brevirostrate — [brev΄ə räs′trāt΄] adj. [ BREVI + ROSTRATE] having a short beak or bill: said of a bird …   English World dictionary

  • brevirostrate — adj. [L. brevis, short; rostrum, beak] Having a short beak or rostrum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • brevirostrate — /brev euh ros trayt/, adj. Ornith. having a short beak or bill. [BREVI + ROSTRATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • brevirostrate — adjective Short beaked; having a short bill. Syn: brevirostral …   Wiktionary

  • brevirostrate — Having a short nose …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • brevirostrate — /ˌbrɛvəˈrɒstreɪt/ (say .brevuh rostrayt) adjective of birds, having a short beak or bill …   Australian English dictionary

  • brevirostrate — /brev euh ros trayt/, adj. Ornith. having a short beak or bill. [BREVI + ROSTRATE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brevirostral — Brev i*ros tral, Brevirostrate Brev i*ros trate, a. [L. brevis short + E. rostral, rostrate.] (Zo[ o]l.) Short billed; having a short beak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brevi- — a combining form meaning short, used in the formation of compound words: brevirostrate. [ < L, comb. form of brevis; akin to Gk brachýs] * * * …   Universalium

  • brevi- — a word element meaning short , as in brevirostrate. {Latin, combining form of brevis} …   Australian English dictionary

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