Bicuspidate
Bicuspid Bi*cus"pid, Bicuspidate Bi*cus"pid*ate, a. [See pref. {Bi-}, and {Cuspidate}.] Having two points or prominences; ending in two points; -- said of teeth, leaves, fruit, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • bicuspidate — adj. [L. bis, two; cuspidatus, pointed] Being double pointed; having two cusps or points …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bicuspidate — a. See bicuspid …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bicuspidate — bi·cuspidate …   English syllables

  • bicuspidate — adjective having two cusps or points (especially a molar tooth) bicuspid teeth bicuspid leaves • Syn: ↑bicuspid • Similar to: ↑angular, ↑angulate • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bicuspid — Bi*cus pid, Bicuspidate Bi*cus pid*ate, a. [See pref. {Bi }, and {Cuspidate}.] Having two points or prominences; ending in two points; said of teeth, leaves, fruit, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bicuspid — /buy kus pid/, adj. 1. Also, bicuspidate. having or terminating in two cusps or points, as certain teeth. n. 2. premolar (def. 4). [1830 40; BI 1 + CUSPID] * * * …   Universalium

  • bicuspidato — pl.m. bicuspidati sing.f. bicuspidata pl.f. bicuspidate …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • bicuspid — a.; (also bicuspidate) Two pointed, two fanged, two pronged, double pronged …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bicuspid — /baɪˈkʌspəd / (say buy kuspuhd) adjective Also, bicuspidate /baɪˈkʌspədeɪt/ (say buy kuspuhdayt). 1. having two cusps or points, as certain teeth. –noun 2. Anatomy one of eight such teeth in humans, four on each jaw between the cuspid and the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bicuspid — [bī kus′pi dāt΄bī kus′pid] adj. [ModL bicuspis < BI 1 + L cuspis (gen. cuspidis), CUSP] having two points [a bicuspid tooth]: also bicuspidate [bī kus′pi dāt΄] n. any of eight adult teeth with two pointed crowns; premolar tooth: see TEETH …   English World dictionary

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