Definitions for mucroˈmyu kroʊ; myuˈkroʊ niz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mu•croˈmyu kroʊ; myuˈkroʊ niz(n.)(pl.)mu•cro•nes

  1. an abruptly projecting point, as at the end of a leaf or feather.

    Category: Plants, Zoology

Origin of mucro:

1640–50; < NL, L mucrō point

mu′cro•nate-krə nɪt, -ˌneɪt(adj.)


  1. mucro(Noun)

    A pointed end, often sharp, abruptly terminating an organ, such as a projection at the tip of a leaf; the posterior tip of a cuttlebone; or the distal part of the furcula in Collembola.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mucro(noun)

    a minute abrupt point, as of a leaf; any small, sharp point or process, terminating a larger part or organ


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