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bicuspid

[bahy-kuhs-pid] /baɪˈkʌs pɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, bicuspidate. having or terminating in two cusps or points, as certain teeth.
noun
2.
premolar (def 4).
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; bi-1 + cuspid
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British Dictionary definitions for bicuspids

bicuspid

/baɪˈkʌspɪd/
adjective
1.
having or terminating in two cusps or points
noun
2.
a bicuspid tooth; premolar
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Word Origin and History for bicuspids

bicuspid

adj.

1826, "having two parts," from bi- + Latin cuspidem "cusp, point." As a noun, short for bicuspid molar, attested from 1837.

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bicuspids in Medicine

bicuspid bi·cus·pid (bī-kŭs'pĭd)
adj.
Having two points or cusps. n.
See premolar.

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bicuspids in Science
bicuspid
  (bī-kŭs'pĭd)   
Adjective  Having two points or cusps.

Noun  A bicuspid tooth, especially a premolar.
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