Definitions for mucronate-krə nɪt, -ˌneɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mu•croˈmyu kroʊ; myuˈkroʊ niz(n.)(pl.)mu•cro•nes
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.)
Terminating in a mucro (an abruptly tapering point or a sharp spine) such as at the end of a leaf.
alt. of Mucronated