from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a cusp.
- adj. Biology Terminating in or tipped with a sharp firm point: a cuspidate leaf apex.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a cusp
- adj. Tapering to a sharp, firm point
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make pointed or sharp.
- adj. Having a sharp end, like the point of a spear; terminating in a hard point.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make cuspidate or pointed; sharpen.
- Furnished with or ending in a cusp or cuspis: mucronate: as, cuspidate leaves (leaves tipped with a sharp rigid point or spine, as in thistles).
- Specifically, having a single cusp, as a canine tooth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having cusps or points
Latin cuspidātus, past participle of cuspidāre, to make pointed, from cuspis, cuspid-, point.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin cuspidatus. (Wiktionary)