noun, plural mu·cro·nes [myoo-kroh-neez] /myuˈkroʊ niz/. Botany, Zoology.
Origin of mucro
Examples from the Web for mucro
In the genus Blaps F., the mucro that arms the apex of each elytrum is longer in the former sex than in the latter.
The tail of this description of pup is in many instances armed with a mucro, or sharp point, emerging from its upper side.
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
The leaves are deciduous, and they are ovate, slightly hairy, and terminate in a mucro or stiff point.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
Sometimes the cox of the last mentioned sex are distinguished from those of the female by being armed by a mucro or spine.