[kos-tuh del sohl, kaw-stuh, koh-; Spanish kaws-tah th el sawl] /ˈkɒs tə dɛl ˈsoʊl, ˈkɔ stə, ˈkoʊ-; Spanish ˈkɔs tɑ ðɛl ˈsɔl/
the S coast of Spain from Estepona to Motril: resort and retirement area.
[kos-tuh, kaw-stuh] /ˈkɒs tə, ˈkɔ stə/ noun, plural costae [kos-tee, kaw-stee] /ˈkɒs ti, ˈkɔ sti/ (Show IPA) 1. a rib or riblike part. 2. the midrib of a leaf in mosses. 3. a ridge. 4. Entomology. /ˈkɒstə/ noun (pl) -tae (-tiː) 1. the technical name for rib1 (sense 1) 2. a riblike part, such as […]
[kos-teyn] /ˈkɒs teɪn/ noun 1. Thomas Bertram, 1885–1965, U.S. novelist, historian, and editor, born in Canada.
[kos-tl, kaws-tl] /ˈkɒs tl, ˈkɔs tl/ adjective 1. Anatomy. pertaining to the ribs or the upper sides of the body: costal nerves. 2. Botany, Zoology. pertaining to, involving, or situated near a . adj. “pertaining to the ribs,” 1630s, from French costal (16c.), from Medieval Latin costalis, from costa “a rib” (see coast (n.)).
- Costal angle
costal angle n. See angle of rib.