dentirostral

adjective den·ti·ros·tral \¦dentə̇¦rästrəl\
variants: or

dentirostrate

\-ˌstrāt, -strə̇t\

Definition of dentirostral

  1. 1 :  having a toothed or notched bill

  2. 2 [New Latin Dentirostres + English -al or -ate] :  of or relating to the Dentirostres

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of dentirostral

dent- + -rostral, rostrate


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dentirostral? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!