mucroniform

like, having or resembling a sharp point

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • mucroniform — (mjuːˈkrɒnɪfɔːm) [f. L. mūcrōn em mucro + iform.] Shaped like a mucro (Webster Suppl. 1902) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • mucronate —   a. terminating in sharp point.    ♦ mucroniferous, a.    ♦ mucroniform, a. like a sharp point.    ♦ mucronulate, a. terminating in small sharp point.    ♦ mucronation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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