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Noun: rostrum (rostra,rostrums)  rós-trum
  1. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
    - dais, podium, pulpit, ambo, stump, soapbox
     
  2. Beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
    - snout

Derived forms: rostra, rostrums

Type of: nose, olfactory organ, platform

Encyclopedia: Rostrum