Mucronated
Mucronate Mu"cro*nate, Mucronated Mu"cro*na`ted, a. [L. mucronatus, fr. mucro a sharp point: cf. F. mucron['e].] Ending abruptly in a sharp point; abruptly tipped with a short and sharp point; as, a mucronate leaf. -- {Mu"cro*nate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • mucronated — adj. having a pointed shape (Botany, Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mucronated — mu·cro·nat·ed …   English syllables

  • mucronated — adjective see mucronate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mucronate — Mu cro*nate, Mucronated Mu cro*na ted, a. [L. mucronatus, fr. mucro a sharp point: cf. F. mucron[ e].] Ending abruptly in a sharp point; abruptly tipped with a short and sharp point; as, a mucronate leaf. {Mu cro*nate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mucronately — Mucronate Mu cro*nate, Mucronated Mu cro*na ted, a. [L. mucronatus, fr. mucro a sharp point: cf. F. mucron[ e].] Ending abruptly in a sharp point; abruptly tipped with a short and sharp point; as, a mucronate leaf. {Mu cro*nate*ly}, adv. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mucronate — mucronation, n. /myooh kroh nit, nayt /, adj. Bot., Zool. having an abruptly projecting point, as a feather or leaf. Also, mucronated. [1770 80; < NL, L mucronatus pointed, equiv. to mucron (s. of mucro) point, edge + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sharpness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sharpness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sharpness sharpness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 acuity acuity acumination Sgm: N 1 spinosity spinosity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 point point spike …   English dictionary for students

  • peaked — I adj 1. pinnacled, crested, crowned, capped; cusped, cuspate, cuspated, cusplike, cuspidal, cuspidate, cuspidated, niblike, Brit. nibbed. 2. sharp, pointed, pointy, acute, tipped, Both Bot., Zool. mucronate, mucronated; tapered, awl shaped,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mucronate — /ˈmjukrənət/ (say myoohkruhnuht), / neɪt/ (say nayt) adjective having an abruptly projecting point, as a feather, leaf, etc. Also, mucronated. {Latin mūcrōnātus pointed} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mucronate — [myo͞o′krə nit, myo͞o′krənāt΄] adj. [ModL < L mucronatus] ending in a mucro, or sharp point: also mucronated mucronation n …   English World dictionary

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