adrostral

adjective

ad·​ros·​tral
(ˈ)ad-¦rä-strəl
zoology
: near the rostrum

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary ad- + rostral; originally formed as French adrostrale

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adrostral was in 1876

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“Adrostral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adrostral. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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