from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or having a mucro; ending abruptly in a sharp point.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Narrowed to a point; ending in a tip; having a mucro: as, a mucronate feather, shell, leaf; a mucronate process.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Ending abruptly in a sharp point; abruptly tipped with a short and sharp point.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective biology Terminating in a mucro (an abruptly tapering point or a sharp spine) such as at the end of a leaf.


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