mucro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

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.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mucrō m (genitive mucrōnis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

Descendants[edit]