[ros-troh-kar-uh-neyt, -nit] /ˌrɒs troʊˈkær əˌneɪt, -nɪt/
a chipped flint with a beaklike shape found in the late Tertiary sediments of Suffolk, England, once thought to have been worked by humans but now known to have been shaped by natural nonhuman agencies.
[ros-truh-poh-vich; Russian ruh-struh-paw-vyich] /ˌrɒs trəˈpoʊ vɪtʃ; Russian rʌ strəˈpɔ vyɪtʃ/ noun 1. Mstislav (Leopoldovich) [mis-tuh-slahv lee-uh-pohl-duh-vich;; Russian mstyi-slahf lyi-uh-pawl-duh-vyich] /ˈmɪs təˌslɑv ˌli əˈpoʊl də vɪtʃ;; Russian mstyɪˈslɑf lyɪ əˈpɔl də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1927–2007, Soviet cellist and conductor (husband of Galina Vishnevskaya). Rostropovich /ˌrɒstrəˈpəʊvɪtʃ; Russian rəstraˈpɔvitʃ/ noun 1. Mstislav Leopoldovich (ˈmɪstɪslɑːv; Russian mstiˈslaf leaˈpɔldavitʃ). 1927–2007, […]
noun, plural rostra [ros-truh] /ˈrɒs trə/ (Show IPA), rostrums. 1. any platform, stage, or the like, for public speaking. 2. a pulpit. 3. a beaklike projection from the prow of a ship, especially one on an ancient warship for ramming an enemy ship; beak; ram. 4. Roman Antiquity. (in the forum) the raised platform, adorned […]
noun 1. a pigment derived from anthraquinone and hydrated oxide of aluminum, characterized chiefly by its reddish color and permanence: used in painting. Compare madder lake (def 2).
noun 1. a borough in NE New Jersey.