mucro

noun
mu·​cro | \ˈmyü-ˌkrō \
plural mucrones\myü-​ˈkrō-​(ˌ)nēz \

Definition of mucro 

: an abrupt sharp terminal point or tip or process (as of a leaf)

Other Words from mucro

mucronate \ˈmyü-​krə-​ˌnāt \ adjective

First Known Use of mucro

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mucro

New Latin mucron-, mucro, from Latin, point, edge

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mucoso-

mucous

mucous membrane

mucro

mucronation

muculent

mucus

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The first known use of mucro was in 1646

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mucro

noun
mu·​cro | \ˈmyü-ˌkrō \
plural mucrones\myü-​ˈkrō-​(ˌ)nēz \

Medical Definition of mucro 

: an abrupt sharp terminal point or tip or process

Other Words from mucro

mucronate \ˈmyü-​krə-​ˌnāt \ adjective

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