Cacuminate Ca*cu"mi*nate, v. i. [L. cacuminatus, p. p. of cacuminare to point, fr. cacumen point.] To make sharp or pointed. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Decacuminated — Dec a*cu mi*na ted, a. [L. decacuminare to cut off the top. See {Cacuminate}.] Having the point or top cut off. [Obs.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cacuminous — adjective /kəˈkjuːmɪnəs/ Having a pyramidal top. are three cacuminous monoliths first erected in Ancient Egypt over a thousand years before the birth of . See Also: cacuminal, cacuminate, cacumination …   Wiktionary

  • cacuminal —   a. pertaining to point, top or crown.    ♦ cacuminate, v.t. sharpen.    ♦ cacumination, n.    ♦ cacuminous, a. pointed …   Dictionary of difficult words

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