a short point projecting abruptly, as at the end of a leaf.
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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.
In the genus Blaps F., the mucro that arms the apex of each elytrum is longer in the former sex than in the latter.
Sometimes the cox of the last mentioned sex are distinguished from those of the female by being armed by a mucro or spine.
Page 301: with a minute mucro, sub-chartaceous, puncticulate, strongly Changed puncticulate to punctulate.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses | Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Hic est mucro defensionis tu—This is the point of your defence.
British Dictionary definitions for mucro
biology a short pointed projection from certain parts or organs, as from the tip of a leaf
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