Cuspidated
Cuspidate 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • cuspidated — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having an end that tapers to a point: acicular, aciculate, aciculated, acuminate, acute, cuspate, cuspated, cuspidate, mucronate, pointed, pointy, sharp. See SHARP …   English dictionary for students

  • cuspidated — adj. pointed, having pointed ends adj. pointed, with a sharp end …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuspidated — a. See cuspidate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cuspidated — cus·pi·dat·ed …   English syllables

  • cuspidated — adjective having cusps or points • Syn: ↑cuspate, ↑cuspated, ↑cusped, ↑cuspidal, ↑cuspidate • Similar to: ↑angular, ↑angulate • Derivati …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuspate — cusped cuspedadj. having cusps or points. Syn: cuspated, cuspidal, cuspidate, cuspidated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cusped — cuspate cuspate cusped cuspedadj. having cusps or points. Syn: cuspated, cuspidal, cuspidate, cuspidated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuspidate — 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuspidate — /kus pi dayt /, adj. 1. having a cusp or cusps. 2. furnished with or ending in a sharp and stiff point or cusp: cuspidate leaves; a cuspidate tooth. Also, cuspidated. [1685 95; < NL cuspidatus, equiv. to L cuspid (see CUSPID) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • acute — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. shrewd, discerning, astute; sharp, poignant, keen, pointed, severe. See intelligence, cunning, sharpness. Ant., dull, chronic. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Pointed] Syn. sharp pointed, spiked, keen;… …   English dictionary for students

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