cuspidate

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cuspidate \Cus"pi*date\ (-d?t), verb (used with an object) To make pointed or sharp. Cuspidate

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cuspidate \Cus"pi*date\ (k?s"p?-d?t), Cuspidated \Cus"pi*da'ted\ (-d?'t?d), adjective [L. cuspidatus, p. p. of cuspidare to make pointed, fr. cuspis. See {Cusp}.] Having a sharp end, like the point of a spear; terminating in a hard point; as, a cuspidate leaf.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cuspidate

adjective

1: having cusps or points [syn: {cuspate}, {cuspated}, {cusped}, {cuspidal}, {cuspidate}, {cuspidated}]


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