from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as muticous, 2.

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

  • adjective (Bot. & Zoöl.) Without a point or pointed process; blunt.


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  • Cones from 5 to 8 cm. long, short-pedunculate, erect or patulous; ovate-conic, symmetrical; apophyses rufous brown, low-pyramidal, the umbo mutic.

    The Genus Pinus

  • Cones from 10 to 17 cm. long, short-pedunculate, ovoid-conic; apophyses lustrous brown-ochre or fuscous brown, elevated into thick, often reflexed, beaks with obtuse mutic umbos; seeds with large nuts and adnate striated dark gray or fuscous brown wings.

    The Genus Pinus

  • Conelet mutic, slightly larger in the second year.

    The Genus Pinus

  • Conelets partly tuberculate or mucronate, partly mutic.

    The Genus Pinus

  • Cones symmetrical, from 4 to 7 cm. long, ovate-conic, short-pedunculate, early deciduous; apophyses sublustrous, nut-brown, flat or somewhat elevated, the umbo usually mutic.

    The Genus Pinus


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  • Without a point or pointed process; blunt.

    August 12, 2009