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Muticous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Muticous (Bot. & Zoöl) Without a point or pointed process; blunt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • muticous In botany, without any pointed process or awn: opposed to mucronate, cuspidate, aristate, and the like.
    • muticous In zoology, unarmed, as a digit not provided with a claw, the shank of a bird not furnished with a spur, or the jaw of a mammal without teeth: opposed to unguiculate, calcarate, dentate, etc. Also mutic.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. muticus, for mutilus,. See Mutilate

Usage

In literature:

The scales of the conelet, mutic or armed.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
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