Definition of rosorial
: of or relating to the rodents : gnawing
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.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of rosorial
New Latin Rosores (synonym of Rodentia) (from Late Latin, plural of rosor gnawer, from Latin rosus —past participle of rodere to gnaw—+ -or) + English -ial — more at rat
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up rosorial? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).