mucro

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EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

mucro (plural mucros)

  1. (botany, zoology) A pointed end, often sharp, abruptly terminating an organ, such as a projection at the tip of a leaf; the posterior tip of a cuttlebone; or the distal part of the furcula in Collembola.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mucrō m (genitive mucrōnis); third declension

  1. A sharp point, especially the point of a sword.
  2. (figuratively) A sword.
  3. A sharp edge.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mucrō mucrōnēs
genitive mucrōnis mucrōnum
dative mucrōnī mucrōnibus
accusative mucrōnem mucrōnēs
ablative mucrōne mucrōnibus
vocative mucrō mucrōnēs

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 13:12