Definition of rostro-carinate in English:

rostro-carinate

adjective

Archaeology
  • Designating objects that are both beaked (rostrate) and keeled (carinate), such as certain flint objects from the Red Crag deposits of East Anglia.

noun

Archaeology
  • A rostro-carinate object.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Ray Lankester (1847–1929), zoologist. From rostrum + -o- + carinate.

Pronunciation

rostro-carinate

/ˌrɒstrəʊˈkarɪneɪt//ˌrɒstrəʊˈkarɪnət/