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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Rostrum(0.01107 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Rostrum.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a platform raised above the surrounding level to give
prominence to the person on it [syn: dais, podium, pulpit,
ambo, stump, soapbox]
2: beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of
certain insects such as e.g. weevils [syn: snout]
[also: rostra (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Rostrum \Ros"trum\ (-tr[u^]m), n.; pl. L. Rostra, E.
Rostrums. [L., beak, ship's beak, fr. rodere, rosum, to
gnaw. See Rodent.]
1. The beak or head of a ship.
2. pl. (Rostra) (Rom. Antiq.) The Beaks; the stage or
platform in the forum where orations, pleadings, funeral
harangues, etc., were delivered; -- so called because
after the Latin war, it was adorned with the beaks of
captured vessels; later, applied also to other platforms
erected in Rome for the use of public orators.
3. Hence, a stage for public speaking; the pulpit or platform
occupied by an orator or public speaker.
Myself will mount the rostrum in his favor.
(a) Any beaklike prolongation, esp. of the head of an
animal, as the beak of birds.
(b) The beak, or sucking mouth parts, of Hemiptera.
(c) The snout of a gastropod mollusk. See Illust. of
(d) The anterior, often spinelike, prolongation of the
carapace of a crustacean, as in the lobster and the
5. (Bot.) Same as Rostellum.
6. (Old Chem.) The pipe to convey the distilling liquor into
its receiver in the common alembic. --Quincy.
7. (Surg.) A pair of forceps of various kinds, having a
beaklike form. [Obs.] --Coxe.