Mucro

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mucro (Bot. & Zoöl) A minute abrupt point, as of a leaf; any small, sharp point or process, terminating a larger part or organ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mucro A tip; a spine or spine-like process; a mucronate part or organ; a sharp tip or point.
    • n mucro Specifically.
    • n mucro In entomology, an angular projection on the margin or surface of a hard part, as on the thighs or the tips of the elytra; an angular process shorter than a spine
    • n mucro In botany, a short and abrupt point of a leaf or other organ.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mucro a spine-like process
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. mucronātusmucro, mucronis, a sharp point.

Usage

In literature:

Mesosternal cavity: in Elateridae, the opening into which the prosternal spine or mucro is fitted.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Conelet mucronate, the mucro often reflexed.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
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