mucro

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

mucro ‎(plural mucros or mucrones)

  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.

LatinEdit

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.

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mucro” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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