adjective Botany, Zoology.
- mucous gland,
- mucous membrane,
- mucous plug,
- mud bath,
- mud berth
Origin of mucronate
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