cuspidate

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adjective cus·pi·date \ˈkə-spə-ˌdāt\

Definition of cuspidate

  1. :  having a cusp :  terminating in a point a cuspidate leaf cuspidate molars

Origin and Etymology of cuspidate

Latin cuspidatus, past participle of cuspidare to make pointed, from cuspid-, cuspis point


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cuspidate

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adjective cus·pi·date \ˈkəs-pə-ˌdāt\

Medical Definition of cuspidate

  1. :  having a cusp :  terminating in a point cuspidate molars

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