HyperDic: rostrum

English > 2 senses of the word rostrum:
NOUNartifactrostrum, dais, podium, pulpit, ambo, stump, soapboxa platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
animalrostrum, snoutbeaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
rostrum > pronunciation
Soundsraa'strahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > rostrum: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
Synonymsdais, podium, pulpit, ambo, stump, soapbox
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishambo, entarimado, estrado, podio, podium, púlpito, tarima, tribuna
Catalanambó, podi, pòdium, púlpit, tarima, tribuna
English > rostrum: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningbeaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils.
Synonymsnout
Broadernose, olfactory organThe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract

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