Definition of muticous in English:

muticous

adjective

Botany
  • Lacking a point; especially (in cereals and other grasses) having no terminal point or awn.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Spencer Baird (1823–1887), zoologist and scientific administrator. From mutic or its etymon classical Latin muticus + -ous.

Pronunciation

muticous

/ˈmjuːtɪkəs/