noun ros·tralis \räˈstralə̇s, -strāl-, -sträl-\

Definition of rostralis


  1. :  the suctorial organ of a bug or related insect (order Hemiptera) consisting of the elongated and closely associated mandibles and maxillae

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Origin and Etymology of rostralis

New Latin, from rostralis, adjective, rostral

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to cast off or become cast off

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