cuspidated

cuspidate

[kuhs-pi-deyt]
adjective
1.
having a cusp or cusps.
2.
furnished with or ending in a sharp and stiff point or cusp: cuspidate leaves; a cuspidate tooth.
Also, cuspidated.


Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin cuspidātus, equivalent to Latin cuspid- (see cuspid) + -ātus -ate1

multicuspidate, adjective
multicuspidated, adjective
noncuspidate, adjective
noncuspidated, adjective
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cuspidate, cuspidated or cuspidal (ˈkʌspɪˌdeɪt, ˈkʌspɪdəl)
 
adj
1.  having a cusp or cusps
2.  (esp of leaves) narrowing to a point
 
[C17: from Latin cuspidāre to make pointed, from cuspis a point]
 
cuspidated, cuspidated or cuspidal
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin cuspidāre to make pointed, from cuspis a point]
 
cuspidal, cuspidated or cuspidal
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin cuspidāre to make pointed, from cuspis a point]

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