noun, plural: rostra
(botany) The rostellum.
(surgery) A pair of forceps with beak-like form.
(chemistry) The pipe used to convey the distilling liquor into its receiver in the common alembic.
(general) A stage, pulpit or elevated platform for public speaking.
Word origin: Latin rōstrum, (beak).
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Be careful with or around these bugs. Their rostrum can inject a powerful tissue dissolving toxin, quite painful from what I can gather and if you happen to be allergic to bee stings, it can produce the same reaction thereof. In some species, they ...
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