• Definition for "cuspidate"
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cuspidate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a cusp.
    • Biology Terminating in or tipped with a sharp company point: a cuspidate leaf apex.
    • Having a cusp
    • Tapering to a-sharp, firm point
    • Having a sharp end, like the point of a spear; terminating in a hard point.
    • having cusps or points
    • Having a cusp.
    • Biology Terminating in or tipped with a sharp firm point: a cuspidate leaf apex.
    • Having a cusp
    • Tapering to a-sharp, firm point
    • Having a sharp end, just like the point of a spear; terminating in a difficult point.
    • having cusps or things
  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make pointed or sharp.
    • which will make pointed or razor-sharp.
  • others:
    • to create cuspidate or pointed; sharpen.
    • Furnished with or closing in a cusp or cuspis: mucronate: as, cuspidate leaves (leaves tipped with a-sharp rigid point or back, as in thistles).
    • Specifically, having an individual cusp, as a canine tooth.
    • to produce cuspidate or pointed; sharpen.
    • Furnished with or closing in a cusp or cuspis: mucronate: as, cuspidate leaves (leaves tipped with a-sharp rigid point or back, as in thistles).
    • particularly, having a single cusp, as a canine enamel.
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