adjective Botany, Zoology.
Words nearby mucronate
Origin of mucronate
OTHER WORDS FROM mucronatemu·cro·na·tion, nounsub·mu·cro·nate, adjectivesub·mu·cro·nat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for mucronate
The lower part of the body suddenly contracts to form a short, narrow, mucronate, pointed tail.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
The leaves are alternate, with six pairs of oblong-linear, obtuse, mucronate leaflets.
Conelets subterminal, or lateral and subterminal, mucronate.The Genus Pinus|George Russell Shaw
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 Types|James W. Cambron
In zone view, the median line deeply bisects the longitudinal axis, ending in a mucronate central nodule.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer