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.
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[Monuments] adorned with rostral crowns and naval ornaments.
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Ros"trate

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Ros"tra*ted

(?) }, a. [L. rostratus, fr. rostrum a beak. See Rostrum.] 1. Having a process resembling the beak of a bird; beaked; rostellate.
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2. Furnished or adorned with beaks; as, rostrated galleys.
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