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Meaning of CUSPID

Pronunciation:  'kuspid

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

CUSPID is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: canine, canine tooth, dogtooth, eye tooth, eyetooth
 See Also: fang, tooth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cus"pid\ (k?s"p?d), n. [See {Cusp}.] (Anat.)
One of the canine teeth; -- so called from having but one
point or cusp on the crown. See {Tooth}.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Tooth with one point, sometimes called the canine tooth.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: baby tooth, bicuspid, bucktooth, canine, crown, cutter, deciduous tooth, dent, denticle, denticulation, dentil, dentition, dogtooth, eyetooth, fang, fore tooth, gagtooth, gang tooth, gold tooth, grinder, incisor, milk tooth, molar, peg, permanent tooth, pivot tooth, premolar, scrivello, snag, snaggletooth, tooth, tush, tusk, wisdom tooth