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rōstrum ī, n

rodo, a beak, bill, snout, muzzle, mouth : cibum adripere aduncitate rostrorum: sus rostro si humi A litteram inpresserit: (canis) extento rostro, O.The curved end of a ship's prow, ship's beak : neque his (navibus) nostrae rostro nocere poterant, Cs.: rostro petere hostium navem, L.: Convolsum remis rostrisque tridentibus aequor, i. e. triple beak , V.Plur, the Rostra, a platform for speakers in the Forum (adorned with the beaks of ships taken from the Antians B.C. 338), L.A stage, orator's pulpit, platform : in rostris curiam defendere: ut in rostris prius quam in senatu litterae recitarentur, L.: descendere de rostris: Frigidus a rostris manat per compita rumor, H.

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