a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
- Inside, there is a high rostrum for preaching.
- He was cheered as he got on the rostrum.
- He mounted the rostrum in vigorous strides.
- Then he advanced to the rostrum.
- He was hooted down the rostrum by the students.
- The speaker mounted the rostrum amid warm applause.