Bi cuspidate

bicuspid

[bahy-kuhs-pid]
adjective
1.
Also, bicuspidate. having or terminating in two cusps or points, as certain teeth.
noun
2.
premolar ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1830–40; bi-1 + cuspid

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bicuspid or bicuspidate (baɪˈkʌspɪd, baɪˈkʌspɪˌdeɪt)
 
adj
1.  having or terminating in two cusps or points
 
n
2.  a bicuspid tooth; premolar
 
bicuspidate or bicuspidate
 
adj
 
n

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bicuspid
1826 (adj.) "having two parts," from bi- + L. cuspidem "cusp, point."As a noun, short for bicuspid molar, attested from 1837.
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bicuspid bi·cus·pid (bī-kŭs'pĭd)
adj.
Having two points or cusps. n.
See premolar.

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bicuspid   (bī-kŭs'pĭd)  Pronunciation Key 
Adjective   Having two points or cusps.

Noun   A bicuspid tooth, especially a premolar.
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