cus·​pi·​da·​tion ˌkə-spə-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce cuspidation (audio)
: decoration with cusps

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cuspidation was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Cuspidation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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