retuse

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adjective re·tuse \ri-ˈtüs, -ˈtyüs\

Definition of retuse

  1. :  having the apex rounded or obtuse with a slight notch

Origin and Etymology of retuse

Latin retusus blunted, from past participle of retundere to pound back, blunt, from re- + tundere to beat, pound — more at contusion


First Known Use: circa 1753

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