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.

[Monuments] adorned with rostral crowns and naval ornaments. Addison.


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