Definition of mutic in English:

mutic

Pronunciation /ˈmjuːtɪk/

adjective

  • 1Botany
    = muticous .

  • 2Zoology
    (chiefly Entomology). Lacking spines.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Stephen Robson (1741–1779), botanist. From classical Latin muticus awnless (Varro Res Rusticae 1. 48. 3).