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synonyms for mucro

  • acicula
  • acumination
  • apex
  • awn
  • barb
  • beak
  • bill
  • cape
  • claw
  • cusp
  • dagger
  • foreland
  • head
  • headland
  • jag
  • mucronation
  • nib
  • pin point
  • prick
  • prickler
  • promontory
  • prong
  • snag
  • spike
  • spine
  • spire
  • spur
  • sticker
  • stiletto
  • summit
  • sword
  • thorn
  • tine
  • tip
  • tooth
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How to use mucro in a sentence

The tail of this description of pup is in many instances armed with a mucro, or sharp point, emerging from its upper side.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
In the genus Blaps F., the mucro that arms the apex of each elytrum is longer in the former sex than in the latter.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Sometimes the cox of the last mentioned sex are distinguished from those of the female by being armed by a mucro or spine.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Page 301: with a minute mucro, sub-chartaceous, puncticulate, strongly Changed puncticulate to punctulate.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Hic est mucro defensionis tu—This is the point of your defence.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
The spores are strongly 4–5 angled, some of them square, 10–12 µ in diameter, with a prominent mucro at one angle.
STUDIES OF AMERICAN FUNGI. MUSHROOMS, EDIBLE, POISONOUS, ETC.GEORGE FRANCIS ATKINSON
The leaves are deciduous, and they are ovate, slightly hairy, and terminate in a mucro or stiff point.
BOTANY FOR LADIESJANE LOUDON
Anus terminating in a mucro, and sometimes in a filiform jointed tail without a sting at the end.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. IV (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MUCRO

  • acicula
  • apex
  • mucro
  • mucronation
  • sharp point
  • spike
  • tapering point
  • tip
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.