mucro

noun
mu·​cro | \ ˈmyü-ˌkrō How to pronounce mucro (audio) \
plural mucrones\ myü-​ˈkrō-​(ˌ)nēz How to pronounce mucro (audio) \

Definition of mucro

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

Other Words from mucro

mucronate \ ˈmyü-​krə-​ˌnāt How to pronounce mucro (audio) \ 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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“Mucro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mucro. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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mucro

noun
mu·​cro | \ ˈmyü-ˌkrō How to pronounce mucro (audio) \
plural mucrones\ myü-​ˈkrō-​(ˌ)nēz How to pronounce mucro (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucro

: an abrupt sharp terminal point or tip or process

Other Words from mucro

mucronate \ ˈmyü-​krə-​ˌnāt How to pronounce mucro (audio) \ adjective

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