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synonyms for mucronate

  • acicular
  • aciculate
  • aciculated
  • acuminate
  • acuminous
  • acute
  • barbed
  • cornered
  • cuspate
  • cuspated
  • cuspidate
  • cuspidated
  • edged
  • fine
  • keen
  • peaked
  • piked
  • pointy
  • pronged
  • sharp
  • sharp-cornered
  • spiked
See also synonyms for: mucronation
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Occasionally the mucronate distal end appears to be the result of intentional termination of serrating at the distal end.
HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA ARCHAEOLOGY: PART I POINT TYPESJAMES W. CAMBRON
In zone view, the median line deeply bisects the longitudinal axis, ending in a mucronate central nodule.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Leaves alternate, deciduous, abruptly once-pinnate; leaflets mucronate; stipules usually spinescent.
TREES OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESAUSTIN C. APGAR
Sepals 5, scarcely concave, indistinctly mucronate on the back, greenish.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The first two glumes are empty, thin, keeled, and acute or mucronate.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Mucronate, abruptly tipped with a small and short point, like a mere projection of the midrib; as in Fig. 141.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
The teeth of the Annisquam specimen barely projected above the alveoli of the jaws and are sharply mucronate.
THE BEAKED WHALES OF THE FAMILY ZIPHIDAEFREDERICK TRUE
The leaves are unequal at the base, ovate acute, or obovate mucronate.
COOLEY'S PRACTICAL RECEIPTS, VOLUME IIARNOLD COOLEY
Conelets single or verticillate, their scales mucronate; conelets of the second year only slightly enlarged.
THE GENUS PINUSGEORGE RUSSELL SHAW
The leaves are alternate, with six pairs of oblong-linear, obtuse, mucronate leaflets.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 4VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MUCRONATE

  • acerate
  • acerose
  • acerous
  • aciculated
  • acuminate
  • acute
  • cuspated
  • cuspidated
  • mucronate
  • needle-shaped
  • pointy
  • sharp
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