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Meaning of CUSPIDATE

Pronunciation:  'kuspi`deyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having cusps or points
 

CUSPIDATE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: angular, angulate, cuspate, cuspated, cusped, cuspidal, cuspidated
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cus"pi*date\ (-d?t), v. t.
    To make pointed or sharp.
    
    
  2. \Cus"pi*date\ (k?s"p?-d?t), Cuspidated \Cus"pi*da`ted\
    (-d?`t?d), a. [L. cuspidatus, p. p. of cuspidare to make
    pointed, fr. cuspis. See {Cusp}.]
    Having a sharp end, like the point of a spear; terminating in
    a hard point; as, a cuspidate leaf.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Tapering into a sharp, rigid point.
 

 

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