Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rostrum

2 senses of rostrum

Sense 1
dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, stump, soapbox -- (a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it)
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

Sense 2
snout, rostrum -- (beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils)
       => nose, olfactory organ -- (the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose")

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